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Daesh Beheads 15 of Its Own Fighters in Nangarhar

The so-called Islamic State (IS) also known as Daesh has beheaded 15 of their fighters in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, officials said Thursday. Provincial governor spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, said the incident has taken place on Wednesday afternoon in Surkhab Bazar, Momandara area which is located in Achin district of …

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Abdullah: Russia Claims U.S. Has Made Daesh in Afghanistan

Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah says Russia claims U.S. has created Daesh (Islamic State) in Afghanistan. “Recently one of their [Russian] security officials visited Afghanistan,… they said clearly that Daesh, specially Daesh in Afghanistan is U.S. made,” Abdullah said in response to a question regarding Russia’s contacts with the Taliban …

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Mohaqiq Expresses Concern over Increasing Daesh Activities, Displacement

Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq has expressed his concerns regarding the expansion of Daesh militants activities in northern provinces of Afghanistan. “Daesh and its branches have intensified its activities in Afghanistan and it has caused widespread concerns among the people of Afghanistan,” Mohaqiq who was speaking in a seminar on …

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Islamic State Is Recruiting In Kunar: Provincial Governor

The governor of Afghanistan’s northeastern Kunar province on Friday expressed concerns over the Islamic State (IS) group recruitment process in the province. “Daesh [the Arabic acronym for the IS group] has launched recruiting people in Kunar province,” said Kunar governor Wahidullah Kalimzay,” but they haven’t been in action yet.” He …

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Pakistan Launches Military Operation Against Islamic State in Tribal Areas  

Pakistan’s military has launched a large scale operation against the Islamic States in its volatile tribal areas, bordering Afghanistan, Reuters reported. Pakistani Military Spokesman, Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor claimed that Islamic State (Daesh) was growing in strength inside Afghanistan, prompting Pakistan to launch an operation in Federally Administered Tribal Areas …

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Mixed Reactions as Daesh Leader Killed in Afghanistan

Afghan defense ministry says killing of Daesh leader in Afghanistan will shock the group and will have a negative impact over the group’s destructive activities in east of the country. Mohammad Radmanish, deputy spokesperson for the ministry said,” killing of one or several influential persons are important, not only Abdul …

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