Dozens Killed as Islamic State, Taliban Rivalry Heats Up in Afghanistan

Dozens Killed as Islamic State, Taliban Rivalry Heats Up in Afghanistan

Clashes between Taliban militants and loyalists of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Paktika province, Afghanistan, have left several people dead. Kabul : The Taliban and its rival ISIS have been engaged in turf battles across Afghanistan for months. However, some analysts believe the Taliban is more spread and established in Afghanistan. “Local residents said on Thursday that the clashes have

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Security Experts Express Concern Over Rising Influence Of ISIS

Security experts today while expressing grave concerns on rising influence of ISIS laid emphasis on collective global efforts to fight against the terror

Jaipur : Security experts today while expressing grave concerns on rising influence of ISIS laid emphasis on collective global efforts to fight against the terror. Speaking at different sessions of the counter terrorism conference- 2016 here, the experts narrated how the terror has affected their countries and region and said there is no good or bad terrorism. Amrullah Saleh, former

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Airstrikes destroy Islamic State radio station in eastern Afghanistan

Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy IS radio station

Kabul : An Islamic State radio station in eastern Afghanistan that has been on the air for several months has been destroyed in an airstrike, officials said Tuesday. “The Daesh FM radio station was destroyed in an attack by jets” on Monday, said Hazarat Husain Mashraqiwal, police spokesman for Nangarhar province. Daesh is an alternative acronym for Islamic State. The

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Islamic State claims suicide attack on Pakistani consulate in Afghan city

Islamic State claims suicide attack on Pakistani consulate in Afghan city

Jalalabad (Afghanistan) : Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on the Pakistani consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, stoking fears over the spread of the ultra-radical movement in Afghanistan. Afghan officials said all three attackers and at least seven members of the security forces died during the attack by the Islamic States, which hitherto

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Russia is sharing information with the Taliban to fight the Islamic State

Russia is sharing information with the Taliban to fight the Islamic State

Moscow : A Kremlin official said Wednesday that Russia was exchanging information with the Taliban, the Islamist insurgency that the United States has been fighting in Afghanistan since 2001, as a bulwark against the spread of the Islamic State militant group in that country. Zamir Kabulov, a Foreign Ministry department head and President Vladimir Putin’s special representative for Afghanistan, told

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Pakistan Taliban reject Islamic State leader’s claim to be ‘caliph’

A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has made what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in the centre of Iraq's second city, Mosul, according to a video recording posted on the Internet on July 5, 2014, in this still image taken from video. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

Pakistan (Reuters) : Pakistan’s Taliban have rejected Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s claim to be the global leader of all Muslims, the movement said in a statement seen by Reuters on Saturday. The Pakistani Taliban’s statement comes after a similar rejection by the Afghan Taliban following pledges of allegiance from low-level commanders of both Islamist movements to the Middle

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