Senior Islamic State commanders killed in Afghanistan air strike: U.S. military

Senior Islamic State commanders killed in Afghanistan air strike: U.S. military

Kabul (Reuters) : Several senior members of Islamic State’s central Asian affiliate were killed in a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. The attack on Thursday killed Abdul Rahman, identified by the U.S. military as the Kunar provincial emir for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan, according to a statement from the command in Kabul. “The death

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Islamic State beheads 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

Islamic State beheads 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

Kabul : The Islamic State (IS) group has beheaded 10 Taliban men in Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province. Islamic State militants besieged Aqbalaq village in Darzab district last week and arrested 10 Taliban militants. They were beheaded on Friday, Xinhua news agency cited local Daily Weesa as reporting on Sunday. Both the Taliban and IS militants have been fighting for consolidating positions

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Kerala’s Islamic State recruiter ‘killed’ in military operations in Afghanistan

Shajeer Abdulla

Kozhikode : Shajeer Mangalasseri Abdulla, who is believed to be behind the recruitment of a number Malayali youths to Islamic State (IS) is believed to have been killed in the military operations in Afghanistan. B C Abdul Rehman, a social activist in Padne in Kasaragod received a WhatsApp message with a photo of the body of Shajeer on Monday morning.

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Islamic State recruiting from Afghanistan – Pakistan border : United Nations

Islamic State recruiting from Af-Pak border: United Nations

It noted that that IS had around 2,000 to 3,500 fighters in Afghanistan but that no had not fallen significantly despite heavy losses. United Nations : The ISIS continues to recruit from the restive Afghanistan – Pakistan border region even as the terror outfit is struggling financially in Afghanistan and has resorted to extortion, according to a UN report. The

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Afghanistan: Islamic State Abducts 13 Teachers

Afghanistan: Islamic State Abducts Thirteen Teachers

Kabul : Islamic State (Daesh) militants abducted 13 lecturers at a religious school in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, an official said. “The teachers were busy taking exams from students in Shpoly area when they were abducted,” Attaullah Khugyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said. A statement quoting the provincial governor says Afghan security forces have started an operation

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12 Islamic State Militants Killed in Afghanistan Airstrike

12 Islamic State Militants Killed in Afghanistan Airstrike

Kabul : Air attacks against the hardline Islamic State (IS) group in the eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday killed 12 armed militants and injured two others, a government official said. “Acting upon intelligence report, an unmanned plane of security forces targeted the hideouts of Islamic State group in parts of Achin district, Nangarhar province on Tuesday afternoon and as a

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