More than 100 Islamic State fighters reported killed in Afghanistan
Afghan security forces launched a counterattack after the militants killed and abducted civilians in a province near the border with Pakistan.
The Islamic State's 'Voice of the Caliphate' Radio Broadcast Goes Silent After Airstrikes
The terror group crowned its encroachment in Afghanistan by broadcasting on an FM frequency to attract fresh recruits. Residents of Jalalabad said that the station remained quiet on Tuesday, suggesting that it had been destroyed.
US Military Plane Crash Kills 11 in Afghanistan as Taliban Claim Responsibility
An American military C-130 transport plane has crashed at Jalalabad airfield in Afghanistan, killing all 11 people on board. The US military described the incident as an accident.
Taliban Fighters Raise Flag Above Afghan Provincial Capital After Deadly Three-Pronged Attack
Heavy fighting is ongoing today after Taliban militants attacked the capital of the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, burning buildings and briefly seizing a 200-bed hospital.
80 Islamic State Fighters Killed as Afghan Fight Against Militants Intensifies
Several government outposts came under attack in an eastern province that has become a flashpoint in Afghanistan’s fight against the militant group.
The Islamic State Has Shut Down 57 Afghan Schools
Around 30,000 children in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province have been effected by the closures, according to a local official. Nangarhar has seen a major rise in IS-linked activity since January.