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Tag: Afghanistan

AQIS member from Kashmir reportedly killed in Ghazni, Afghanistan

An AQIS Member known as Abdul Haseeb al-Kashmiri was recently killed in Ghazni, according to jihadists online. His death was…

Senior al Qaeda official praises Taliban’s ‘victory’ in Afghanistan

Asim Umar, a senior al Qaeda official, has released a statement praising the Taliban's "victory" in Afghanistan over the US.…

Afghan government unconditionally releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners

In an effort to get the Taliban to open negotiations, the Afghan government has freed hundreds of Taliban prisoners without…

Taliban continues to press offensives in endangered districts

The Taliban has claimed it overran five districts in four Afghan provinces since mid-May. Meanwhile, the Afghan military said it…

Islamic State bombs bus, security personnel in western Kabul

The Islamic State's Afghan arm detonated three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Kabul earlier today. The first bomb struck a…

Caliphate, interrupted

The defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria was neither final nor decisive, and policymakers should heed the…

Taliban suicide bomber targets convoy in Kabul

A Taliban suicide bomber struck a convoy in Kabul earlier today. The Taliban claimed that 10 "invaders" were killed, but…

Suicide bomber strikes military academy in Kabul

An Islamic State suicide bomber struck outside the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul earlier today. It is the…