• 03 March, 2024
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Afghanistan’s Throes Of Instability And Conflict

Introduction Afghanistan, the 'graveyard of empires,' has experienced continuous conflicts and instability within its borders and with Pakistan and Iran. The Taliban has enforced strict rules on ordinary Afghans, leaving…

By Saman Ayesha Kidwai

ISIL-K has increased presence in northern, eastern Afghanistan: UN report

United Nations, Jul 20 (PTI) ISIL-Khorasan has increased its presence in northern and eastern Afghanistan and if the terror group regains lost territory in the eastern part, it may prove…

Change in AQIS’s magazine name suggests refocusing of terror group from Afghanistan to Kashmir: UN report

United Nations, May 30 (PTI) A change in the name of the Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) magazine "suggests a refocusing" of the terror group from Afghanistan to Kashmir,…

U.S. offers reward for information on ISIS-K leader, Kabul airport attack

By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) -The United States said on Monday it was offering a reward of up to $10 million each for information leading to the identification or location of…

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Herat, Afghanistan

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Saturday in the western Afghan city of Herat, it said in a post on Telegram on Sunday. At…

Islamic State claims responsibility for explosion in Kabul

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claims responsibility for an explosion that took place close to the gate of the passport office in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, the militant…

U.N. envoy says Islamic State now appears present in all Afghan provinces

By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.N. envoy to Afghanistan on Wednesday delivered a bleak assessment of the situation following the Taliban takeover, saying that an affiliate of the Islamic…

Islamic State claims attack on Pakistani police barracks

DUBAI (Reuters) - Islamic State militants detonated an explosive device on Saturday inside barracks of the Pakistani police in the district of Bajaur, the group said on Telegram. A police…

Islamic State claims responsibility for mosque attack in Afghan city of Kandahar -statement

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bomber attack at a Shi'ite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar which left dozens killed and injured, a…

Taliban say four Islamic State members captured near Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) -Taliban forces raided an area west of Kabul and captured four members of an Islamic State cell, the movement's main spokesman said on Wednesday. The raid, in Paghman…

The Curious Case of Pakistan, China, TTP and BRI

On 1st October Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan broke all hell loose when on the Turkish government-run TV channel, TRT World, he disclosed that the Pakistani government is in secret…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Taliban say no al Qaeda or ISIS in Afghanistan

(Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban rulers said on Tuesday there was no evidence of Islamic State or al Qaeda militants being in the country, days after Islamic State claimed responsibility for…