Tag Archives: Daesh

NDS Arrests 13 Suspected IS Rebels in Kabul

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has arrested 13 Daesh or so-called Islamic state (IS) militants in capital Kabul, the spy-network said in a statement. According to the NDS statement, a group of at least 13 IS suspects were detained during an operation in Kabul as they were busy plotting …

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Afghan Forces to Launch Large-Scale Operation against IS in North: MoD

Afghan security forces to launch large-scale operation against Islamic State militant group amid concerns over the presence of foreign fighters in northern parts of the country, the Defense Ministry said Monday. Local officials in Jowzjan province say, Daesh affiliated fighters including French, Turkmen, Tajik, Chechen and Algerian insurgents are being …

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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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