The Taliban's top military commander has been arrested in a joint CIA-Pakistani operation in Pakistan in a major victory against the insurgents as U.S. troops push into their heartland in southern Afghanistan, officials said today. Mullah …
WASHINGTON — As heavy fighting in an insurgent stronghold of Afghanistan continued into its third day Monday, U.S. officials said the Taliban’s top military commander was captured several days ago in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret …
The Taliban's top military commander has reportedly been captured in Pakistan in a joint operation by Pakistani and U.S. intelligence forces. "The New York Times" is reporting on its Website that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has been …
An operational head of the Tehreek-e -Taliban Pakistan, who is on the most wanted list of terrorists in the country, was captured from the outskirts of Karacghi, police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off from other arrested TTP men, …
A Taliban commander was captured and six insurgents killed in a raid on a rebel hide-out in northern Afghanistan, NATO said Saturday. The assault in the northern province of Takhar follows a string of recent raids on militant leaders …
The father of Bowe Bergdahl ... An earlier Taliban video released in December, nearly 18 months into his captivity, showed a gaunt Bergdahl with a cut on his face standing with a senior Taliban commander responsible for his …
U.S. forces have captured a senior Pakistan Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, in a military operation, the state department confirmed on Friday. Marie Harf, a spokeswoman for the State Department, described Mehsud as a …
Last weekend, the Afghan government lost the village of Mirza Olang to fighters connected to a Taliban commander. 50 civilians ... and are effectively being held hostage within the captured territory. There’s a clear timeline on this, as …
Updates at bottom: Pakistan official blasts reports as ‘propaganda’; ‘Capture’ comes two days after WaPo reported Obama admin. caught no ‘high value detainees’ An Afghan Taliban spokesman has denied a U.S. report that its …
US and Pakistani spies have captured the Taliban's top military commander, US media reported, but the militia has denied his arrest and said he was still leading the fight in Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was arrested in …