Tag - Bashir Noorzai

Taliban free last American hostage in prisoner swap


Kabul: The Taliban freed Mark Frerichs, the only American hostage remaining in Afghanistan, in exchange for a Taliban drug lord, Bashir Noorzai, who was serving life sentence at a US prison, media reports said. Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi told reporters in Kabul that the prisoner swap between his government and a US delegation took...