Akhund was reportedly captured along with Amir Khan Haqqani, a Taliban commander and Abdul Bari, the former Governor of Helmand province, local daily Dawn reported on Friday. He was on America's most wanted list and was a …
The international force in Afghanistan says it has captured a Taliban commander responsible for bringing Pakistani militants across the border to launch attacks. />NATO says combined international and Afghan forces seized the …
A U.S. newspaper on Monday reported that a top Taliban commander had been caught in a secret U.S.-Pakistan joint operation in Karachi. The report released on the New York Times website identified the Taliban commander as …
During his intensive initial round of media interviews as commander in Afghanistan in August 2010, Gen. David Petraeus released figures to the news media that claimed spectacular success for raids by Special Operations Forces: in a 90 …
Kabul, Nov 17 (IANS) Police captured key Taliban commander Mullah Sohbatullah in Afghanistan's northern Jauzjan province Saturday, Xinhua reported quoting a police official as saying. "Based on intelligence report, our troops raided a …
The arrest of a Taliban commander illustrates Nato's covert war against the insurgency - but, as the coalition advances, author Stephen Grey writes that Operation Moshtarak must herald a new strategy in Afghanistan. Stephen Grey is the …
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 …
The capture of the Taliban’s No. 2 leader by CIA and Pakistani security forces coincides with the ongoing military offensive in Afghanistan and is a major setback for the insurgency in Afghanistan but not its end, several U.S. officials …
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- In a major setback to the U.S. anti-terrorism campaign, Afghanistan's Taliban regime said Friday that it had captured and executed a prominent opposition military commander who had secretly entered the …
Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan who is seen as a shoo-in to become the next CIA director, appears to have wildly exaggerated the number of Taliban fighters captured last year by padding the totals with …