Tag Archives: Taliban

Taliban : More Kidnappings to Come After Bergdahl Deal

Aryn Baker @arynebaker Behind the Scenes of Bowe Bergdahl’s Release A Taliban commander close to the negotiations over the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told TIME Thursday that the deal made to secure Bergdahl’s release has made it … read more

Pakistan protests over politician’s UK arrest spread

A supporter of Pakistan’s Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) political party, adorned a poster of Altaf Hussain on his head as he chants slogans along with others, to show solidarity with their leader in Karachi June 4, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Akhtar Soomro … read more

Bowe Bergdahl release: US parties clash on Afghan deal

The main US political parties have clashed over the deal to swap five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier, with Republicans warning it could put American lives at risk. Senator John McCain said the detainees, who were transferred to … read more

Who are the Guantanamo detainees have arrived in Qatar ?

Who are the Guantanamo detainees? Mohammad Fazl served as the Taliban’s deputy defence minister during America’s military campaign in 2001. Accused of possible war crimes, including the murder of thousands of Shia Muslims. Khirullah Khairkhwa was a senior Taliban official … read more