a former Taliban minister of the interior and military commander who had direct ties to bin Laden. * Mohammad Fazl, a former Taliban chief of army staff and the deputy minister of defense. * Abdul Haq Wasiq, former Taliban deputy …
NATO's International Security Assistance Force routinely reports the capture or death of several Taliban "leaders" a day, wording that suggests they are senior figures, with a role in shaping the movement's overall aims. But Commander H., …
Tune in today at 9:30am for the livestream of a special New America Foundation and Foreign Policy magazine conference on al-Qaeda Central, its allies, capabilities, and messages. And a top Pakistani general told the AP that the blast …
Officials say Irek Ilgiz Hamidullin, a former Russian soldier turned Taliban commander, is the first foreign combatant captured on the battlefield who has been brought to the United States for trial. “I am not guilty,” Hamidullin, who …
Speaking anonymously by phone, the Taliban commander told Time Magazine Obama’s deal has ... Now everybody …
Kabul, Jan 12 (IANS) Personnel of Afghanistan's National Directorate for Security (NDS), the country's national intelligence agency have captured a Taliban commander in Baghlan province, a statement said Sunday. "Personnel of NDS …
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 …
The insurgents also showed off captured weapons of a type frequently used by American special forces. Our correspondent says there were local reports a few weeks ago that a senior Taliban commander in the area was seen …
A Taliban commander told the Afghan news website Pajhwok that Mullah Abdul Rauf was captured from Afghanistan's southern Helmand province along with 45 other suspected ISIS followers. Rauf, who is a former Taliban commander
THE Australian military says it captured a Taliban commander in a joint operation Afghan police last month. The captured Taliban leader, Mullah Atiqullah, is responsible for the kidnapping of New York Times journalist David Rodhe …