Baitullah Mehsud

How to spot a militant: Pakistani army removes roofs in Waziristan

How to spot a militant: Pakistani army removes roofs in Waziristan

From the helicopter journalists could see scores of homes with no roofs but appearing otherwise intact, their interiors exposed to the elements.

Jun 02, 2016, 10:41 AM IST
'Tehrik-e-Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah ‘killed’ in drone strike'

'Tehrik-e-Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah ‘killed’ in drone strike'

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah was purportedly killed in a drone strike in the Nangarhar region of Afghanistan, Pakistani Media reported on late Monday evening.

Jan 25, 2016, 23:41 PM IST

Pakistanis target drones with giant posters of child victims

A group of Pakistani artists are hoping to generate "empathy" among US drone operators by placing giant posters of children meant to be seen from the air in the country`s troubled tribal regions.

Apr 08, 2014, 05:07 AM IST

US targeted Baitullah Mehsud on Pakistan’s request: Husain Haqqani

Pakistan`s former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani, in his book, has revealed that Islamabad has often asked the United States to use drones to eliminate Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan leaders.

Nov 09, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

ISI knew about Baitullah, Zawahiri meeting: Report

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri and slain TTP head Baitullah Mehsud reportedly met in 2008.

Jul 18, 2011, 14:13 PM IST

Zardari said Mehsud not behind Benazir`s killing: WikiLeaks

Pak`s Prez had dismissed a suggestion by then US Ambassador Anne Patterson that Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud was responsible for Benazir Bhutto`s death.

Dec 04, 2010, 14:04 PM IST

Baitullah Mehsud`s brother shot dead in Pak: report

: Slain Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud`s brother was shot dead by unidentified men in the restive North Waziristan tribal region of northwest Pakistan, according to a media report today.

Nov 01, 2010, 22:37 PM IST

Pak Taliban set Baitullah’s in-laws free

After keeping them in custody for months, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has released the family members of its chief Baitullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike in August last year.

Jan 03, 2010, 13:16 PM IST

Taliban plot to target flag-hoisting at Wagah foiled: Pak

Acting on an intelligence tip-off, security agencies have nabbed the Punjab chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Khalilullah, along with a trained suicide bomber.

Dec 31, 2009, 16:38 PM IST

`Baitullah killed Benazir with Musharraf’s consent`

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hassan has said that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud could not have proceeded with plans of assassinating Bhutto without Musharraf’s nod.

Dec 26, 2009, 14:35 PM IST

Al Qaeda No 2 calls Obama a `fraud`, eulogises Baitullah Mehsud

Al Qaeda`s deputy leader on Monday seized upon President Barack Obama`s failure to bring about a freeze in Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank and called him a "fraud" in a new audio message.

Sep 28, 2009, 21:21 PM IST

Fazlullah close to Baitullah`s fate: Malik

Pakistan Taliban commander in the northwestern Swat valley, Maulana Fazlullah, has been "badly injured" in operations by the Army and will soon meet "the fate of Baitullah Mehsud", Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.

Sep 10, 2009, 17:54 PM IST

Govt sought Taliban help against India, claims Pak ex-MP

Former Pak MP Shah Abdul Aziz has claimed that Pak govt had deputed him to hold secret talks with Baitullah Mehsud on forging "unity against India".

Sep 05, 2009, 20:17 PM IST

New Pak Taliban chief is `fake` Hakimullah?

Pak intelligence agencies believe new Taliban chief is a "look alike brother" of Hakimullah Mehsud.

Aug 31, 2009, 16:02 PM IST

Pak Taliban admits chief Baitullah Mehsud is dead

After weeks of denial, the
Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday acknowledged for the first time that
their chief Baitullah Mehsud has died of wounds sustained in a
US drone strike in the country`s lawless tribal belt.

Aug 25, 2009, 23:11 PM IST

Pakistani Taliban admit Mehsud killed in US strike

Two commanders of the Pakistani Taliban say the militants` top leader, Baitullah Mehsud, is dead. They say he died from wounds from a US missile strike.

Aug 25, 2009, 20:11 PM IST

‘Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud is alive’

A commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday said his organisation will select a new chief in the next five days according to the instruction of their leader Baitullah Mehsud, a media report said.

Aug 24, 2009, 09:30 AM IST

Taliban executes Baitullah`s relatives on spying charges

Pakistani Taliban have executed
Baitullah Mehsud`s father-in-law and three of his relatives on suspicion of tipping off authorities of the slain commander`s whereabouts, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Sunday.

Aug 23, 2009, 18:09 PM IST

Hakimullah appointed as new Pak Taliban chief

Hakimullah Mehsud has been nominated as the successor of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud, Pak Taliban said.

Aug 22, 2009, 18:28 PM IST

Pakistani Taliban quiz Mehsud kin over ‘spying’

Pakistani Taliban have detained four relatives of their leader Baitullah Mehsud, believed to have been killed this month in a US missile strike, on suspicion of tipping off authorities about his whereabouts.

Aug 22, 2009, 14:03 PM IST