Taliban leader

Pakistan diplomat in United States laughed at for saying Islamabad has no safe sanctuaries for terrorits

Pakistan's top diplomat in the US was laughed at by a Washington audience when he repeatedly insisted that there are no safe sanctuaries for terrorists in Pakistan and that the Taliban leader, who reportedly died in a hospital in Karachi, never left Afghanistan.

Jun 08, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

Pakistan captures Taliban leader blamed for three bombings in restive south-west

The arrested militant leader also encouraged an attack by a suicide bomber last year on a provincial hospital that killed at least 70 people.

May 24, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

No confirmation of Taliban chief''s death: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that reports were still not confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed during a US drone strike.

May 23, 2016, 07:39 AM IST

Afghan Taliban sources confirm death of leader in US attack

Saturday`s bombing raid, the first known US assault on a top Afghan Taliban leader on Pakistani soil, marks a major blow to the militant movement which saw a new resurgence under Mansour.

May 22, 2016, 21:41 PM IST

US airstrike targets Taliban leader Mullah Mansour

The US conducted an airstrike against Taliban's new leader Mullah Mansour in a remote area along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

May 22, 2016, 02:18 AM IST

'Mullah Omar's family does not endorse new Taliban leader'

The family of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has not backed his announced successor, it said on Sunday, and wants the new chief to be chosen by leading Islamic scholars and veterans of the movement.

Aug 02, 2015, 22:55 PM IST

Taliban leader approves Afghan peace talks

Elusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar on Wednesday described the peace talks with the Afghan government as "legitimate" and announced his outfit`s readiness for talks.

Jul 15, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

Pakistan to set free Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar

A day after Pakistan said that it is considering to transfer Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar to either Saudi Arabia or Turkey, reports are coming that the Taliban leader will soon be a free man.

Sep 10, 2013, 19:34 PM IST

Taliban leader Mullah Nazeer bans phones with camera

The pro-government faction of the Pakistani Taliban led by Commander Mullah Nazeer has banned mobile phones with built-in digital cameras.

Dec 24, 2012, 21:28 PM IST

Taliban leader killed in Afghanistan

Allah Dad was responsible for intelligence gathering and carrying out IED attacks.

Nov 21, 2012, 15:33 PM IST

Taliban leader killed in Afghanistan

A Taliban leader has been killed during a security operation in Afghanistan`s Gazni province, NATO-led coalition forces said.

Nov 16, 2012, 23:59 PM IST

US names senior Taliban leader as drug trafficker

The US government has added a top Taliban commander in Afghanistan to its list of drug trafficking "Kingpins".

Nov 16, 2012, 12:46 PM IST

‘Taliban leader killed in S Afghan province’

Taliban militants fighting the Afghan and NATO-led troops have yet to comment.

Oct 31, 2012, 19:08 PM IST

Reports say ISI killed Mullah Omar; Taliban deny

Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, however, denied the report as "pure propaganda".

May 24, 2011, 09:26 AM IST

Mullah Omar should be `worried`: US general

Richard Mills said Osama`s demise would undermine morale of Afghan Taliban.

May 06, 2011, 09:16 AM IST

Afghanistan: Taliban leader, 7 others killed in NATO attack

Taliban leader Maulawi Jawadullah was accused of organising deadly ambushes.

Oct 07, 2010, 12:33 PM IST

Pakistan police arrest another Taliban leader: Report

Police in northwest Pakistan arrested Mulvi Kabir, one of the top 10 most wanted Taliban leaders and a former Governor of Afghanistan`s Nanghar province, Fox News reported on its website.

Mar 12, 2010, 13:28 PM IST

Pakistan arrests 2 senior Afghan Taliban: Official

Pakistan has captured two "shadow governors" belonging to Afghanistan`s Taliban movement, an Afghan official said on Thursday.

Feb 19, 2010, 00:09 AM IST

Arrest of top Taliban leader ‘significant’: US

The White House called the capture of a top Taliban military commander "a big success" on Wednesday and said commanders reported a major offensive against the Taliban in southern Afghanistan was going well.

Feb 18, 2010, 09:22 AM IST

Taliban leader issues Muslim holiday message

The Taliban`s reclusive leader issued a Muslim holiday message today calling on Afghans to break off relations with govt, which he described as a `stooge` admin.

Nov 25, 2009, 20:52 PM IST