Afghan special forces have captured a senior Pakistani Taliban commander in a raid. Maulvi Faqir Mohammad, a former deputy leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, was seized in a commando night operation in eastern Afghanistan, …
Capturing the commander The capture of Mullah Baradar in the port city of Karachi gives credence to intelligence reports, described in the Washington press, that, in the face of threats to crack down in Baluchistan, increasing numbers of …
... for the Taliban to win this war,” the commander said, according to The Guardian. “The Taliban capturing Kabul is a very distant prospect. Any Taliban leader expecting to be able to capture Kabul is making a grave mistake.” But that …
Pakistani authorities said Monday they had captured a senior Taliban commander, critically wounding him in a shootout after he crossed into this nation from southern Afghanistan. In a reminder of the growing militant threat destabilizing …
The Taliban killed 30 soldiers ... part of Kandahar this night and captured it by seizing weapons and cars. As a result of the fighting, 30 soldiers were killed and some were injured, the agent added. Chief Commander General Imam Nazar, …
Muslim Khan is said to be the highest-ranking Swat Taliban commander arrested since the government began its offensive this year to retake the valley from the Islamist militant group. The Taliban spokesman and the other Taliban
Islamabad: A feared Taliban commander known for beheading opponents died in custody from wounds sustained during a fierce firefight with Pakistani security forces last week, the military said. Sher Muhammad Qasab died Sunday after …
killing Taliban commander named Mullah Habibullah on the spot; while four others were captured in Nurkh district on the same night," reported Xinhua citing the provincial government in a press release. The province is located 35 km …
The Taliban's top military commander was captured in Pakistan, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Tuesday, but the move may not deal a decisive blow to a group putting up fierce resistance to a NATO offensive in Afghanistan. The …
A Taliban commander has been killed and 13 others militants captured during security forces operation in central Logar and southern Zabul provinces, an official and a statement said on Tuesday. Governor Mohammad Halim Fidai told …