Tag: Taliban

Pakistan covertly aiding Taliban: report

(Reuters) – Pakistan was actively collaborating with the Taliban in Afghanistan while accepting U.S. aid, leaked U.S. military reports showed, a disclosure likely to increase pressure on Washington’s embattled ally.

Breaking: Taliban chief Mullah Omar detained

Pakistani media reported on Tuesday that Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar has been arrested in Pakistani coastal city Karachi in March this year. However, Taliban spokesman rejected the report as mere western propaganda, saying he is safe and sound and leading the Mujahideen in Afghanistan.…

Gunmen killed seven in attack on NATO convoy in Pakistan

Suspected Taliban fighters attacked trucks ferrying supplies to forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Afghanistan late Tuesday night, killing at least seven people and torching nearly 50 of the vehicles, police officials said. The attack took place at a…

Islamic cleric killed in South Waziristan

Unidentified gunmen in South Waziristan on Thursday shot dead Malik Mirajuddin, a prominent Islamic cleric who helped broker peace deals between the Pakistani government and Taleban fighters, officials said.

19 Taliban fighters killed in Pakistan

At least 19 suspected Taleban fighters were killed in clashes between terrorists and Pakistani security forces in north-western Orakzai Agency on Monday.