A high-ranking commander in the Pakistani Taliban has been captured in eastern Afghanistan and is being held by U.S. forces at Bagram airbase near Kabul, Afghan officials say. Latif Mehsud is one of the Pakistani Taliban's most senior …
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 near …
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 with a "foreign …
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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, told The Associated Press in a telephone interview …
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 and two …
Banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan's operational commander and an unidentified foreigner have been ... but rejected reports that Basit and his foreign accomplice had been captured. The sources said Basit was wanted by police for several …
U.S. Army/AP By Aryn Baker June 5, 2014 In the days and hours leading up to the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl last week ... human beings and have hearts in our bodies,” a senior Taliban commander affiliated with the Haqqani …
That shattered his belief,” said the commander. While the Taliban commanders revealed quite a bit of information, they refused to say where they took Bergdahl after his capture in 2009. It is suspected that the Taliban collaborated with the …
US forces have captured a senior Pakistan Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, the state department has said. The US gave no details of the operation, but Afghan officials said he was seized in eastern Afghanistan and taken to the Bagram …
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"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 …