ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 11 -- A top Taliban commander in Afghanistan who claimed close ties to al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was captured Monday in southwestern Pakistan, according to a Pakistani military official. Mansour …
An Afghan official said U.S. military forces are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander captured in Afghanistan a week ago. Arsallah Jamal, the governor of eastern Logar province, said on Friday that Latif Mehsud was arrested by …
A senior leader of the Pakistani Taliban has been captured by American military forces, a U.S. official said on Friday. Latif Mehsud was described by the State Department as a senior commander in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). “I …
The New York Times broke the story last night: The Taliban’s top military commander was captured several days ago in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret joint operation by Pakistani and American intelligence forces, according to American …
WASHINGTON - The captured No. 2 Taliban commander, in the hands of none-too-gentle Pakistani intelligence agents, …
(Newser) – The arrest of the Taliban's top military commander in a joint CIA-Pakistani operation in Karachi signals a major victory against the insurgents, officials said today. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is the group's No. 2 leader behind …
KABUL (Reuters) - Twelve insurgents were killed when foreign and Afghan forces stormed a clinic and captured a Taliban commander being treated for injuries received in an earlier firefight, officials said on Thursday. A statement released by …
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities said Monday they had captured a senior Taliban commander, critically wounding him in a shootout after he crossed into Pakistan from southern Afghanistan. Mansoor Dadullah, whose more …
The Taliban’s top military commander has been arrested in Pakistan, according to US officials – a claim denied by the Taliban itself. The news was reported by the New York Times which said that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was …
KABUL (Reuters) - Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s No. 2 captured in Pakistan last week, was a charismatic military strategist who helped rebuild the group into a powerful guerrilla force after the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan. …