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 …
American troops have captured senior Pakistani Taliban commander Latif Mehsud, but several conflicting accounts mean the exact details remain unclear. His detention by the US Army is a blow to the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan …
The Taliban commander, whom Maj. Sunset R. Belinsky, a NATO spokeswoman, declined to name, was known as a district leader in Chahar Darah, in Kunduz province, which borders Takhar. The captured Taliban commander is …
US 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 attacks, the Pentagon said on …
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 …
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities said Monday that they had captured a senior Taliban commander, critically wounding him in a shootout after he crossed into the country from southern Afghanistan. Mansoor Dadullah, …
AFP - Pakistan said troops captured a wounded Taliban commander Wednesday, closing in on wanted chieftains in Swat following a two-year Islamist uprising in the former tourist paradise. It is the third high-profile arrest announced in …
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 …
Latif Mehsud, a leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP, was captured by U.S. forces in a military operation, Marie Harf, deputy spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department, said in Washington. "Mehsud is a senior …
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 …