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AQIS Previews Forthcoming Video of Attack on Afghan Soldiers in Paktika

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) previewed a forthcoming video of an attack on Afghan soldiers in Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Suicide Raid at U.S.-Based NGO Counterpart International Offices in Kabul

The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for the ongoing suicide raid at the Kabul offices of the U.S.-based Counterpart International, charging the NGO with subversive activities aimed at promoting Western culture and anti-Islamic principles.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing U.S. Soldier, Afghan Special Forces in Confrontation in Helmand

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing an American soldiers and Afghan Special Forces in a confrontation in Helmand province, allegedly coming after the enemy raided civilian homes.

Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 140 Casualties in 5-Man Suicide Raid in Baghlan, Warns of Similar Attacks to Come Elsewhere in Country

The Afghan Taliban claimed inflicting over 140 casualties among Afghan security forces in a five-man suicide raid at a police compound in Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan, and warned of similar attacks to come elsewhere in the country.

Monday, 06 May 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 American Soldiers in Faryab

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three Americans in an attack on U.S. and Afghan soldiers after they allegedly raided homes of civilians in Faryab.

Monday, 29 April 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 5 U.S. Soldiers in 3 Different Provinces in 3 Days

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing five American soldiers in Ghazni, Helmand, and Logar provinces across three days.

Monday, 22 April 2019
IS Claims 30 Casualties in 4-Man Suicide Raid at Afghan Communications Ministry in Kabul

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed 30 casualties in a four-man suicide raid at the Ministry of Communications in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Sunday, 21 April 2019
IS Claims Killing Presidential Security Officer in Kabul, Provides Photo of Captured Gun and Communications Devices

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed killing a Presidential Security officer in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and provided a photo of his gun and communications devices the "security detachment" captured.

Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Afghan Taliban Video Shows Physical and Explosives Training of Fighters in Nangarhar

The Afghan Taliban released a video showing the physical and explosives training of its fighters at a camp in Nangarhar, in eastern Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 American Soldiers in Armed Attack in Faryab

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two American soldiers in an armed attack in Qaysar, in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan.

Thursday, 04 April 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 12 Casualties Among U.S. Forces in Attacks in Helmand

The Afghan Taliban claimed inflicting 12 casualties among U.S. forces in attacks in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. Military of Concealing True Number of Casualties in Kunduz Clashes

The Afghan Taliban accused the U.S. military of concealing the true number of casualties incurred by its forces amidst clashes in Kunduz.

Friday, 22 March 2019
IS Claims 50 Casualties Among Shi'ites in 3 Bombings Near Shrine in Kabul

As Shi'ites in the Afghan capital, Kabul, gathered at a shrine to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, the Islamic State (IS) claimed inflicting 50 casualties among them in three bombings.

Thursday, 21 March 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 American Soldiers After Failed Operation in Kunduz

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two American soldiers after what it described as a failed air landing operation in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.

Monday, 18 March 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 156 Casualties in 44 Attacks in Breakdown of Ops (Feb 28 - March 6)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper, Issue 172, featured an infographic identifying 156 casualties in 44 attacks - its lowest number of recorded attacks in eight months - in a breakdown of IS military actions for the week of February 28 - March 6, 2019.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019
'Amaq Video Shows Explosion at Traffic Police Post in Kabul, Reports Two Officers Killed

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video showing an explosion at a traffic police post in the Afghan capital, Kabul, reporting killing two officers.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019
IS' West Africa Province Claims Attack on Nigerian Checkpoint in Dambowa (Borno)

The Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an attack on a Nigerian military checkpoint in Dambowa, a town in Borno state.

Thursday, 07 March 2019
In Formal Communique for Kabul Attack, IS' Khorasan Province Claims Firing 77 Projectiles and Deploying Two Fighters for Clash

In its formal communique for attack at a Shi'a ceremony in Kabul, the Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed firing a total of 77 projectiles at the site and deploying two fighters to engage the enemy.

Thursday, 07 March 2019
IS Claims Attack on Shi'a Ceremony Attended by Government Officials in Kabul

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the attack on a Shi'a ceremony attended by Afghan government officials in the capital, Kabul.

Thursday, 07 March 2019
IS Claims 55 Casualties Among Afghan Security Forces and Airport Staff in 2-man Suicide Raid in Jalalabad

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed inflicted 55 casualties among Afghan security forces and airport staff in a two-man suicide raid in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar, Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 06 March 2019
IS Claims 7 Casualties Among U.S. and Afghan Forces in Bombings in Nangarhar

The Islamic State (IS) claimed inflicting seven casualties among American and Afghan forces in multiple bombings in Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 06 March 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 140 Casualties in 51 Attacks in Breakdown of Ops (Feb 21-27)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper, Issue 171, featured an infographic identifying 140 casualties in 51 attacks, in a breakdown of IS operations for the week of February 21-27, 2019.

Wednesday, 06 March 2019
In Final Report on Shurab Airbase Raid, Afghan Taliban Claims 397 Killed Among American and Afghan Troops

At the conclusion of the 46-hour, 9-man suicide raid at the Shurab Airbase in Helmand, Afghanistan, the Afghan Taliban claimed killing a total of 397 American and Afghan troops, and declared the operation as revenge for deliberate civilian casualties caused by these forces.

Monday, 04 March 2019
Afghan Taliban Reports Suicide Raid Still Ongoing at Shurab Airbase in Helmand, Over 200 Casualties Incurred by American and Afghan Forces

In an update to the suicide raid by Afghan Taliban fighters at the Shurab Airbase in Helmand, the group reported that clashes inside the location have surpassed 33 hours and are still ongoing, despite claims by the Afghan government to the contrary.

Sunday, 03 March 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 40 U.S. Soldiers, 30 Afghans Killed Thus Far in Ongoing Suicide Raid at Shurab Airbase in Helmand

The Afghan Taliban has provided several updates on an ongoing multi-man suicide raid at the Shurab Airbase in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, the latest of which is the alleged killing of 40 American soldiers and 30 Afghans.

Friday, 01 March 2019
Afghan Taliban Charges U.S. CENTCOM Commander with "Exaggerating" IS Threat from Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban charged General Joseph Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), with "exaggerating" the threat posed to America by the Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) from Afghanistan.

Friday, 22 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Vows Revenge on U.S.-Afghan Centers for Destruction of Historic Religious School in Kapisa

The Afghan Taliban vowed revenge against the U.S. and its Afghan partners for the destruction of a historic religious school in Kapisa, directing its fighters to mount "massive and brutal" strikes on their centers.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Video Documents Nighttime Operations Recorded with Night Vision

The Afghan Taliban released a video documenting its nighttime operations recorded with night vision equipment.

Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 12 American Soldiers in "Tactical Operation" in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 12 American and a "large number" of Afghan soldiers in what it described as a "tactical operation" in Uruzgan province.

Monday, 11 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Confirms at Moscow Conference Negotiations with U.S. Not to Allow Afghanistan to Harbor Global Terrorists

The Afghan Taliban published the English transcript of the speech delivered by its delegation at the Moscow conference on Afghanistan, wherein it confirmed negotiations with the U.S. not to allow the country to be "used against others," referring to the harboring of global terrorists and allowing them to operate training camps.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Afghan Taliban Notes "Progress" in Talks with U.S. Over Foreign Troop Withdrawal

Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabihullah noted "progress" in talks with the United States over foreign troop withdrawal, as the current round of negotiations has come to an end.

Saturday, 26 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 American Soldiers, Wounding 4 Others Amid Clashes in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three American soldiers and wounding four others amid clashes in Uruzgan.

Thursday, 24 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Denies Death of Wardak NDS Base Suicide Raid Mastermind

The Afghan Taliban denied reports from the Afghan government about the death of the mastermind of the January 21, 2019, three-man suicide raid at a National Directorate of Security (NDS) base in Wardak province.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 90 Killed, 100 Wounded in 3-Man Suicide Attack at NDS Base in Wardak

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing over 90 Afghan commanders, officers, and troops, and wounding more than 100 others, in a three-man suicide raid at a National Directorate of Security (NDS) base in Wardak province.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 16 Casualties Among Foreign Forces in Two Attacks in Faryab

The Afghan Taliban reported two attacks on enemy convoys in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan, allegedly inflicting a total of 16 casualties among foreign forces, identified in one instance as Americans.

Friday, 18 January 2019
IS' al-Hayat Identifies 200 Casualties in 74 Attacks in Statistical Breakdown of Ops (Jan 10-16)

The Islamic State (IS) released the 25th episode in a video series providing statistical breakdowns of IS operations, covering in this installment the week of January 10-16, 2019. The 3 minute, 15 second video, with Arabic and English text, was produced by the group’s al-Hayat Media Center and was released on January 17.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims 5-Man Suicide Raid at Foreign Intel Site in Kabul

The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for the suicide operation at a foreign intelligence site in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, indicating that it involved five fighters and resulted in dozens of casualties.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. and Afghan Forces With Storming Prison to Free IS Captives

The Afghan Taliban accused American and Afghan forces with storming a prison in Badghis in which it was holding Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) fighters captive.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers, "Large Number" of Afghans in Failed Air Landing Operation in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three American soldiers and a "large number" of Afghan commandos in a clash following a failed air landing operation in Uruzgan.

Monday, 14 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Calls Trump the "American Gorbachev" for Withdrawing Troops from War Zones

Focusing on the final tweet for 2018 by U.S. President Donald Trump, wherein he noted his campaign promise to withdraw American soldiers from Syria and other war zones, the Afghan Taliban regarded Trump as the "American Gorbachev".

Tuesday, 08 January 2019
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Thwarting Joint U.S.-Afghan Attack in Ibrahim Khel (Nangarhar)

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed thwarting a joint attack by U.S. and Afghan forces in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan.

Friday, 04 January 2019
Afghan Taliban Claims Leveling Military Center in Kandahar Through "Tactical Explosion"

The Afghan Taliban claimed leveling a military center in Kandahar through a "tactical explosion" and inflicting casualties among 35 Afghan commandos inside.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019
'Amaq Reports IS Fighters Thwarting Joint U.S.-Afghan Attack in Southern Nangarhar

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, thwarted a joint attack by U.S. and Afghan forces, and alleged that coalition aircraft bombed civilian homes, killing 25 people.

Monday, 31 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Calls 2018 the "Year of Collapse of Trump's Strategy," Claims 10,638 Attacks

In its year-end report for 2018, the Afghan Taliban called it the "year of collapse of Trump's strategy," and claimed a total of 10,638 attacks and conquering 61 districts.

Monday, 31 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Demonstrates Training of Fighters in Manba al-Jihad Video

Through its Manba al-Jihad media unit, the Afghan Taliban released a video demonstrating the training of its fighters. The 22 minute, 15 second, Pashto-language video, entitling, "Jihadi Training," was issued on December 20, 2018.

Friday, 21 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Reports on 3-Day Meeting Including U.S. Envoy, Reiterates Refusal to Meet Afghan Officials

The Afghan Taliban reported on the first of its three-day meeting in Abu Dhabi regarding "peace and reconstruction of Afghanistan," attended by U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilizad and representatives of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, and reiterated its refusal to meet with Afghan government officials.

Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims 23 Casualties Among American Advisors and Afghan Soldiers in Kabul Suicide Bombing

The Afghan Taliban claimed inflicting 23 casualties among American advisors and Afghan soldiers in a suicide bombing in Kabul.

Tuesday, 11 December 2018
As it Reports Infiltrator Fighter Killing 6 Soldiers, Afghan Taliban Claims 1,106 "Kabul Administration Workers" Joined its Ranks in November 2018

The same day it reported an infiltrator fighter killing six soldiers in Helmand province, the Afghan Taliban claimed that 1,106 "Kabul administration workers" joined its ranks in November 2018 and delivered it weapons and military gear.

Friday, 07 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Downing U.S. Chinook in Kapisa, Mourns Death of Helmand Official

The Afghan Taliban claimed shooting down a U.S. Chinook helicopter in Kapisa province, killing all of the soldiers onboard, and in a separate message, mourning the death of its "governor" for Helmand in a U.S.

Monday, 03 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Denies Receiving Weapons from Iran

The Afghan Taliban denied receiving weapons from Iran and elsewhere, assuring supporters that its arms cache consists of war spoils or weapons from Soviet-Afghan war. Group spokesman Muhammad Yusuf issued a statement on November 30, 2018, rejecting allegations by Brian Hook, Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S.

Sunday, 02 December 2018
Afghan Taliban Gives Detailed Report on 5-Man Suicide Raid at G4S Compound in Kabul

The Afghan Taliban gave a detailed report on the five-man suicide raid at the compound of the UK security contractor G4S in the capital, Kabul, and threatened that similar large-scale operations are currently being planned.

Friday, 30 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Credit for Suicide Raid on UK Security Contractor G4S's Compound in Kabul

The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for the suicide raid at the compound of UK security contractor G4S in the capital, Kabul. As the attack was underway on November 28, 2018, group spokesman Zabihullah published a Pashto communique declaring its responsibility for and motivation behind the operation, and tweeted points from it in English.

Wednesday, 28 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers with IED in Ghazni, Repelling Joint U.S.-Afghan Raid on Positions Against IS in Nangarhar

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing three U.S. soldiers in a bombing in Ghazni and repelling a joint offensive by American and Afghan forces on their positions against the Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) in Nangarhar.

Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Releases Video on Oct. 2017 Suicide Raid in Paktia Allegedly Inflicting 439 Total Casualties

The Afghan Taliban's Manba al-Jihad Studio released a video on the October 17, 2017, 8-man suicide raid at police and military facilities in Paktia allegedly inflicting 439 casualties total.

Monday, 26 November 2018
IS' Khorasan Province Issues Formal Communique for Khost Suicide Bombing

Shortly after 'Amaq News Agency reported a total of 160 casualties in an Islamic State's (IS) suicide bombing in Khost, Afghanistan, Khorasan Province (ISKP) issued a formal communique for the attack.

Saturday, 24 November 2018
'Amaq Reports 160 Casualties in IS Suicide Bombing in Khost

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported a total of 160 casualties in a suicide bombing perpetrated by an IS fighter in Khost, Afghanistan.

Saturday, 24 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Condemns Uranus Wedding Hall Attack in Kabul

The Afghan Taliban condemned the attack at the Uranus Wedding Hall in the capital and accused "Kabul administration intelligence circles" of fabricating a claim of credit.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Acknowledges 3-Day "Preliminary Talks" with U.S. Delegation in Qatar

The Afghan Taliban acknowledged a three-day meeting with a "high-ranking" American delegation in Qatar, calling them "preliminary talks" aimed at reaching a "true solution" to ongoing war in Afghanistan.

Monday, 19 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 American Soldiers in Helmand and Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two American soldiers and wounding a third in attack in neighboring Helmand and Uruzgan provinces.

Friday, 16 November 2018
In Face of Hazara Militias, Afghan Taliban Assures its Fighters Do Not Target Based on Sect

Responding to the growth in Hazara militias, and the Afghan government authorizing such a group in Bamiyan province, the Afghan Taliban assured that its fighters do not target individuals based on their sect or ethnicity.

Thursday, 15 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Comments Positively on Moscow Conference, Calls it "Positive Step Towards Resolution"

Commenting positively on the Moscow conference in which a delegation from its Political Office participated, the Afghan Taliban called it a "positive step towards resolution".

Tuesday, 13 November 2018
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Inflicting 55 Casualties Among Shi'ites and Afghan Security Forces in Kabul Suicide Bombing

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed inflicting 55 casualties among Shi'ites and Afghan security forces in a suicide bombing in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul.

Monday, 12 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Stresses that Attack in Hazara-Majority District in Ghazni Did Not Target Religious Sect

The Afghan Taliban stressed that its attack in the Hazara-majority district of Jaghori in Ghazni province did not target the religious sect but hit only those elements "associated with the Kabul administration".

Thursday, 08 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Remarks that Insider Attack Killing Utah Mayor in Kabul Indicative of Peaking "Anti-Occupation Sensitives"

The Afghan Taliban remarked that the November 3, 2018, insider attack in Kabul in which Utah mayor Brent Taylor was killed is indicative of peaking "anti-occupation sensitivities" among Afghan armed forces.

Tuesday, 06 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Acknowledges Participation of its Political Office in Moscow Conference

The Afghan Taliban acknowledged that a delegation from its Political Office will participate in the upcoming Moscow conference.

Tuesday, 06 November 2018
Lauding Insider Attack Killing U.S. Soldier in Kabul, Afghan Taliban Urges Afghan Armed Forces to Follow Example

Lauding the Afghan soldier who killed an American soldier in an insider attack in Kabul, the Afghan Taliban urged members of the Afghan armed forces to follow his example.

Monday, 05 November 2018
Afghan Taliban Refuses to Deliver Corpses from Helicopter Crash Until Demand Met

Continuing to maintain that its fighters shot down a military helicopter in Farah, the Afghan Taliban declared that it will not deliver the enemy corpses from the crash until the Afghan government delivers the body of the executor of the insider attack at a base in Kandahar.

Sunday, 04 November 2018
Naba 154 Article Claims IS’ Responsibility for Commando Operation on NATO Base in Herat, Afghanistan

More than a week after an Afghan commando opened fire on a NATO base in Shindand, Herat, Afghanistan – leading to one killed and two wounded – the Islamic State (IS) claimed the operation was carried out by a “Caliphate soldier” in Naba 154.

Friday, 02 November 2018
IS' Khorasan Provinces Issues Formal Communique for Suicide Bombing Near Pul-e-Charkhi Prison

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) issued a formal communique for the suicide bombing near Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Thursday, 01 November 2018
'Amaq Reports IS' Responsibility for Suicide Bombing Near Pul-e-Charkhi Prison in Kabul

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that the group is responsible for the suicide bombing that struck a bus carrying employees of Pul-e-Charkhi prison near the location in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Downing Military Helicopter that Reportedly Crashed Due to Bad Weather

The Afghan Taliban took credit for downing a military helicopter that reportedly crashed into a mountain due to bad weather.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Suicide Bombing on Election Commission Staff in Kabul

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed credit for the suicide bombing near the headquarters of the Independent Election Commission headquarters in Kabul, hitting employees and security forces.

Monday, 29 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Condemns U.S. Treasury Designations of Officials as "Exhibitory in Nature"

Responding to designations by the U.S. Treasury Department and financial sanctions imposed on its officials, the Afghan Taliban condemned them as "ineffective" and "exhibitory in nature".

Friday, 26 October 2018
Regarding Assassination Attempt on Top U.S. Commander, Afghan Taliban Remarks on Countrymen Giving Their Lives for Him

The Afghan Taliban remarked that Afghan generals and "loyalists" are responsible for saving the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller, from the recent assassination attempt in Kandahar.

Wednesday, 24 October 2018
IS' Khorasan Province Issues Formal Communique for Election Day Attacks in Kabul and Nangarhar

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) issued a formal communique for its election day attacks in the Kabul and Nangarhar areas in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 23 October 2018
'Amaq Reports 32 IED Attacks and Suicide Bombing Inflicting 370 Casualties on Election Day in Afghanistan

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency reported that on October 21, 2018, the day of parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, group fighters disrupted the electoral process in Kabul and Nangarhar with 32 bomb blasts and a suicide bombing.

Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Downing U.S. Military Helicopter in Logar

The Afghan Taliban claimed downing a U.S. military helicopter in Logar, a province in eastern Afghanistan, killing and wounding "dozens" of Afghan and foreign forces.

Monday, 22 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims 407 Attacks on Election day, Detaining Civilian Voters

The Afghan Taliban claimed a total of 407 attacks throughout the country on the day of parliamentary elections, and that among its activities, fighters detained 30 civilians seeking to cast ballots.

Sunday, 21 October 2018
'Amaq Video Shows Dead Children Pulled from Rubble Following Airstrike in Nangarhar

The Islamic State's (IS) 'Amaq News Agency released a video showing dead children being pulled from the rubble following what it described as "coalition aircraft bombardment" in Nangarhar, Afghanistan.

Sunday, 21 October 2018
Following Up on Election Day Threat, Afghan Taliban Claims 166 Attacks and Boasts of Rendering Process in "Shambles"

After warning various strata of Afghan society from participating in the parliamentary elections, and threatening attacks on polling sites and cutting off the routes to them, the Afghan Taliban claimed 166 attacks and boasted of rendering the electoral process in "shambles".

Saturday, 20 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Warns Various Strata of Afghan Society from Participating in Elections

In three statements from different bodies within its organization, the Afghan Taliban warned various strata of Afghan society from participating in the upcoming parliamentary elections, urging they stay home and boycott and not allow their spaces be used for the process.

Friday, 19 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Assassination Attempt on Top U.S. Commander in Afghanistan, Killing Senior Afghan Officials

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing senior Afghan officials in an assassination attempt on the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller, in Kandahar province.

Thursday, 18 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 6 U.S. Soldiers, Wounding 4 Others in Parwan Suicide Bombing

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing six American soldiers and wounding four others in a suicide bombing on their convoy in Bagram district in Parwan province.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Acknowledges its Political Office in Qatar Meeting with U.S. Delegation

The Afghan Taliban acknowledged that its Political Office in Qatar met with a U.S. delegation regarding a "peaceful resolution to the Afghan conflict".

Sunday, 14 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Reinstates Security Agreement with ICRC

Just two months after rescinding its "security commitment" to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan, the Afghan Taliban announced its reinstatement.

Saturday, 13 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Video Shows Daily Life and Military Exercises at Abu Obaidah bin Jarrah Training Camp

The Afghan Taliban released a video focusing on the daily life of fighters at the Abu Obaidah bin Jarrah training camp and their military drills and exercises there.

Thursday, 11 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Threatens Parliamentary Elections, Calls on Voters to Boycott and Candidates to Step Down

The Afghan Taliban ordered its fighters to halt the upcoming parliamentary elections by creating "severe obstacles" for it, and called on voters to boycott the process and candidates to step down.

Monday, 08 October 2018
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Bombing USAID Building in Nangarhar

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed bombing the USAID building in Khogyani district in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan.

Friday, 05 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing Over 10 U.S. Troops in Attacks in Helmand and Parwan

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing over 10 U.S. troops in attacks in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan and Parwan in the northeast of the country.

Thursday, 04 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Again Accuses U.S. Forces of Supporting IS through Airstrikes

The Afghan Taliban again accused U.S. forces of supporting the Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) through airstrikes, this time charging that drone strikes on their positions in Nangarhar seek to halt their progress against the rival group.

Wednesday, 03 October 2018
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Inflicting 90 Casualties at Suicide Bombing at Election Rally in Nangarhar

The Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) claimed killing 35 people and wounding 55 others in a suicide bombing at an election rally in Nangarhar in eastern Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 02 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Challenges NATO Afghan Mission Commander's Assertion that Fighters Cannot Outlast Coalition

The Afghan Taliban challenged the assertion made by General Austin Miller, the new commander of U.S.-led NATO forces in Afghanistan, that its fighters cannot outlast the coalition.

Monday, 01 October 2018
Afghan Taliban Reports 2 Insider Attacks in Neighboring Provinces in Close Timespan

The Afghan Taliban reported two insider attacks by fighters in the enemy ranks in neighboring Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces in a close timespan.

Friday, 28 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. of Crimes Against Humanity, Demands Unified Opposition to "Genocide" in Country

Listing nine examples in the last ten days of alleged U.S. initiated and directed attacks on civilians in multiple provinces, the Afghan Taliban accused America of "crimes against humanity" and demanded a unified opposition to what it called "genocide".

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Establishes Agriculture and Livestock Department, Encourages Aid Groups and NGOs Contact It

The Afghan Taliban established an agriculture and livestock department and encouraged aid groups and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to contact it for coordination.

Monday, 24 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Boasts 877 Government "Administration Workers" Joined Group in August, 50 Soldiers in September

The Afghan Taliban boasted that 877 Afghan government "administration workers" joined its group in August 2018 and that 50 soldiers have thus far switched sides to it in September.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Shooting Down Helicopter in Farah, Provides Video of Wreckage

The Afghan Taliban claimed shooting down an Afghan military helicopter by RPG fire in Farah province and provided a video of the wreckage.

Saturday, 15 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Threatens to Shut Down Private Transport Companies Violating its Rules

The Afghan Taliban threatened to shut down private transportations companies it determines to have violated agreed upon rules.

Thursday, 13 September 2018
IS Province in Yemen Releases Video of Eid al-Adha Celebrations in Hadramawt

Al-Bayda' Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) in Yemen, released a video showing its celebration of Eid al-Adha in Hadramawt.

Monday, 10 September 2018
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Inflicting 55 Casualties in Suicide Bombing in Kabul

The Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province claimed inflicting 55 casualties among Afghan security forces and government staff in a suicide bombing in the capital, Kabul.

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Pro-IS Channels Warn of Migrant Fighters Being Killed in Idlib, Claim Fleeing to IS “Best Option”

Aug 07, 2017
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Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels warned of dangers posted to migrant fighters…

Pro-IS Telegram Channel Calls Western Muslims to Kashmir, Characterizing Westerners as Having Intense “Love for Jihad”

Jul 31, 2017
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A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called for Westerners to migrate to Kashmir,…

American Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site

Jun 01, 2014
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Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, named as the American suicide bomber "Abu Hurayra al-Amriki"…

British Jihadis in Syria Use Kik Messenger For Recruitment, Transport of Foreign Fighters

Jan 09, 2014
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Purported English-speaking jihadi recruiters and foreign fighters in Syria have adopted…

Bomber in Embassy Attack in Beirut Discussed Martyrdom, Promoted al-Qaeda Propaganda on Facebook

Nov 22, 2013
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Mouin Adnan Abu Dahir, one of the two suspects in the November 19, 2013, double suicide…

Syrian Faction Uses Facebook, Skype to Recruit Fighters

Nov 15, 2013
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The Jund al-Haq (Soldiers of Truth) Brigades, a Syrian militant faction, advertised for…

Facebook Page Reports on Death of Alleged Bulgarian Jihadist In Pakistan

Oct 02, 2013
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A Facebook page dedicated to jihadist fighting uploaded a September 29, 2013 image of a…

Social Network Jihad: Madad News Agency on Facebook

Apr 20, 2012
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Madad News Agency, a jihadist media group that reports from Yemen and acts as an…