The Afghan Taliban provided an updated to its communique for the August 15, 2017, suicide bombing in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan, claiming that three American “aggressors” are among the dozens of casualties.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing at least 12 “Crusaders” in a near-11 hour clash in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, with foreign and Afghan forces.
The Afghan Taliban published an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, urging him to not repeat the “historical mistake” of continuing the war in Afghanistan or risk having the group “reach out to [his] foes” for help.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing and wounding dozens of Afghan commandos, policemen, and intelligence elements in a suicide bombing in Kunduz province.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that fighters in its “Khorasan Province” killed 54 Shi’ites in attacks in Sar-e Pol in northern Afghanistan.
The Afghan Taliban released a video focusing on suicide attacks, including the August 2014 six-man suicide raid at the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Jalalabad, and the August 2016 suicide bombing on a U.S. convoy, also in the capital of Nangarhar province.
The Afghan Taliban claimed killing at least five American soldiers in attacks in Kunduz and Parwan, two provinces in northern Afghanistan.
The Afghan Taliban reported that five of its fighters who infiltrated the ranks of the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot and killed 11 soldiers inside a checkpoint in Kandahar, and then rejoined the group, bringing with them weapons and equipment.
The Afghan Taliban claimed carrying out a suicide operation on two U.S. armored tanks in Kandahar city, “leaving 15 invaders killed on the spot.”
‘Amaq News Agency reported that the Islamic State (IS) is responsible for the suicide attack at a Shi’a mosque in Afghanistan’s Herat province, and stated that nearly 50 were killed and 80 others were wounded.
The Afghan Taliban claimed shooting down a U.S. helicopter in the Spin Gar area of Nangarhar province as soldiers attempted to drop on its positions.
The pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) English media group “Al-Hijrah” introduced its new English-language newspaper consolidating recent Islamic news from around the world.
A Filipino Islamic State (IS) operative called on “Muslims around the world” to pose as tourists, travel to Marawi, Philippines, and join IS ranks in “this bloody War Against the Crusaders.”
Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 27 people in a two-man suicide raid at the Iraqi Embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported a two-man suicide raid at the Iraqi Embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and provided updates on the incident.
Highlighting an unusual aspect of the services it provides civilians, the Afghan Taliban boasted that it protected pistachio crops in Badghis province from “commanders and thieves of the Kabul regime,” and delivered the produced yield to the people, which resulted in high revenue.
The Afghan Taliban reported that a fighter who infiltrated the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot and killed three American soldiers in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed a second instance in the span of two days of killing and wounding American and Afghan forces in Dih Bala district in Nangarhar.
The Afghan Taliban announced that in Ghor province, two tribal leaders, one overseeing 1,000 families and another heading 2,000 families, pledged support to the group and delivered to them large quantities of weapons and ammunition, and also denied that the Islamic State (IS) is present in the area.
The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing four soldiers, including Americans, while repulsing a joint offensive by U.S. and Afghan forces on their position in Dih Bala district in Nangarhar.