Seeking to rekindle the spirit of the 1920 Iraqi revolution against the British, Qais al-Khazali, leader of the Iraq-based Shi'a paramilitary group Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq (League of the Righteous), urged Iraqis to a 2020 revolution against the U.S. and come out en masse in protests.


Concerning the ongoing peace talks with the U.S. delegation in Qatar, the Afghan Taliban accepted the demand to reduce violence, but cautioned the American side from delaying the process and adding "minuscule" terms to the agreement.


In its first claim of credit for attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in two months, the Islamic State's Central Africa Province (ISCAP) claimed two operations on Congolese army posts in Beni, a city in North Kivu.