WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - U.S. military forces have captured Latif Mehsud, a senior commander with the Pakistani Taliban, the U.S. State Department said on Friday but declined comment on when this happened or where he was …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. troops are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander they captured in Afghanistan a week ago, an Afghan provincial official said Friday. The capture could be a significant blow to the Pakistani Taliban, who …
A Taliban commander was captured and six insurgents killed in a raid on a rebel hide-out in northern Afghanistan, NATO said Saturday. The assault in the northern province of Takhar follows a string of recent raids on militant leaders that aim …
Latif Mehsud, a leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP, was captured by U.S. forces in a military operation, Marie Harf, deputy spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department, said in Washington. “Mehsud is a senior commander in …
... Taliban hideout in Khoshi district of Logar province early Wednesday and captured five rebels including shadowy district governor Mullah Hamidullah and local Taliban commander Alam Jan," Sahel told Xinhua. Taliban militants who are …
Now everybody will work hard to capture such an important bird.” The commander has been known to TIME for several years and has consistently supplied reliable information about Bergdahl’s captivity. The U.S. agreed on May 31 to …
ISLAMABAD: A top Taliban commander, who was captured after being injured seriously in a gunbattle with security forces in Pakistan's restive Swat valley, succumbed to his wounds today, the military said. "Sher Mohammad Qasab, who had …
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 …
The Taliban’s top military commander was captured in a joint operation by U.S. and Pakistani forces in Karachi and is being questioned in the same city, sources confirmed to Fox News late Monday. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is the …
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 attacks, …