Taliban freed from Guantanamo claims exchanged for American
The Taliban-appointed Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi also spoke at the press conference alongside Noorzai and welcomed the exchange, saying it marked the start of a "new era" in U.S.-Taliban relations.
Taliban Frees US Engineer Mark Frerichs in Exchange for Afghan Drug Lord
Afghanistan's Taliban freed on Monday American engineer Mark Frerichs in exchange for an Afghan tribal leader linked to the Taliban who the United States had held on drug charges since 2005, the group's acting foreign minister said
Taliban release U.S. engineer Frerichs as Biden approves swap for drug smuggler
Afghanistan's Taliban on Monday freed American engineer Mark Frerichs in exchange for Taliban-linked Afghan tribal leader Bashir Noorzai, after President Joe Biden granted clemency to the convicted drug smuggler who had been detained by the United States since 2005, officials said.
American held hostage in Afghanistan was freed by Taliban in swap: family
An American contractor held hostage in Afghanistan for more than two years by the Taliban has been released, his family said Monday, as a Taliban drug lord jailed by the United States was also freed and returned to Kabul.