KABUL — Local Taliban commanders threatened Thursday to kill a captured American soldier unless the U.S ... Abdullah Jalali, a spokesman for Taliban commander Mawlavi Sangin, said Thursday that the soldier was healthy. He …
US forces have captured a senior Pakistan Taliban commander, Washington has confirmed. The US gave no details of the operation but Afghan officials said Latif Mehsud was seized in eastern Afghanistan and taken to the Bagram base …
In its statement, Resolute Support noted that the Taliban “did not capture a single provincial capital ... harm and suffering on innocent civilians," said Gen. John …
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 US troops push into their heartland in southern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday. Mullah …
Two years later, they were threatening several district centers and even two …
WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - U.S. military forces have captured Latif Mehsud, a senior commander with the Pakistani Taliban, the U.S. State Department said on Friday but declined comment on when this happened or where …
"I can confirm that US forces did capture... terrorist leader Latif Mehsud," State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf said, describing him as a senior commander in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). She gave no details of the …
Lawyers for Irek Hamidullin, a Russian-turned-Muslim jihadist captured in Afghanistan ... and attempting to kill an officer of the United States. A former Taliban commander, Hamidullin is the first non-American citizen with no connection to …
The Afghan Taliban are believed to have captured a top Islamic State (Isis) commander, who was recruiting for the Iraqi extremist group, and 45 other militants for involvement in "anti-Islamic activities". The Afghan militants, formally known …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces in Afghanistan have captured senior Pakistani Taliban commander Latif Mehsud in a military operation and detained him under a law authorizing use of force against al Qaeda following the 2001 …