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 …
During his intensive initial round of media interviews as commander in Afghanistan in August 2010 ... in a 90-day period from May through July, SOF units had captured 1,355 rank-and-file Taliban, killed another 1,031, and killed or …
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 …
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 …
Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, halting -- at least temporarily -- what was considered the best chance yet of securing the 27-year-old soldier's freedom since his capture ... a senior Taliban
Pakistan will release former Afghan Taliban second-in-command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar ... as Saudi Arabia or Turkey as part of the stalled peace process. Mr Baradar was captured in Pakistan in 2010 and has since emerged as …
Bergdahl, 23, was captured three weeks ago in the Paktika province in ... civilians in the name of search operations in Ghazni and Paktika provinces, Taliban commander Mulvi Sangeen told CNN by telephone from an undisclosed …
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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, …
Capture of Qari Ayubi, according to the statement, is a major setback to the Taliban militants. However, Taliban has yet to make comment. A key commander of Taliban militants in northern Afghanistan has been arrested, Afghan …
LASHKAR GAH, AFGHANISTAN – Taliban insurgents in captured military Humvee vehicles launched suicide attacks in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Saturday, killing several members of the security forces in the district …