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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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Describes Meeting with U.S. Delegation in Qatar as "Pivotal Path" and American Acceptance of Loss

After acknowledging a meeting between representatives of its Political Office in Qatar and a U.S. delegation, the Afghan Taliban described the event as America accepting military loss, and representing a "pivotal path" to attaining peace.

Monday, 15 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
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
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
AQIS Gives Eulogy for Jalaluddin Haqqani

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a statement eulogizing Afghan Taliban official and Haqqani Network chief, Jalaluddin Haqqani.

Friday, 14 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
Al-Qaeda Central Gives Eulogy for Jalaluddin Haqqani

Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) issued a two-page statement eulogizing Afghan Taliban official and Haqqani Network chief Jalaluddin Haqqani.

Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Provides Summary of "Jihadi Progress" in Panjshir Province in North

The Afghan Taliban provided a summary of what it called its "jihadi progress" in Panjshir province in northern Afghanistan, boasting of its controlling the supply routes and "shattering" its defensive lines.

Wednesday, 05 September 2018
Haqqani Family Eulogizes Patriarch Jalaluddin, Notes His Parting Advice on Jihad and Maintaining Cohesiveness of Taliban

The Afghan Taliban released a statement from the Haqqani family eulogizing its patriarch, Jalaluddin Haqqani, and noting his parting advice on continuing jihad and maintaining the cohesiveness of the Taliban.

Tuesday, 04 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Announces Death of Haqqani Network Head, Jalaluddin Haqqani

The Afghan Taliban announced the death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, a member of its Leadership Council and the head of what is known as the "Haqqani Network".

Monday, 03 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 U.S. Soldiers in Attack in Logar

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing two American soldiers in an attack in Muhammad Agha district in Logar province of northern Afghanistan.

Monday, 03 September 2018
Afghan Taliban Deems Dutch People Complicit in "Crime" of Muhammad Cartoon Contest, Threatens Dutch Troops in Afghanistan

In a follow-up to its condemnation of the Muhammad cartoon contest organized by Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders and his PVV party in the Netherlands, the Afghan Taliban deemed the Dutch people complicit in the "crime" and threatened Dutch troops in Afghanistan.

Thursday, 30 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Condemns Muhammad Cartoon Contest in Netherlands

The Afghan Taliban issued a statement condemning the Muhammad cartoon contest organized by Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders and his PVV party in the Netherlands.

In the Arabic message, which was posted on its website on August 29, 2018, the group's spokesman Zabihullah denounced the offense to Muslims and appealed to Muslim countries and Islamic organizations to stand against it.

Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Again Boasts of Rendering IS an "Exemplary Defeat" in Northern Afghanistan, Charges U.S. with Backing IS

The Afghan Taliban again boasted of rendering the Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province an "exemplary defeat" in northern Afghanistan and charged the U.S. with not only backing the IS there but in Iraq, as well.

Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. Forces of "Rescuing" IS in Nangarhar, Charges U.S. General with Deliberately Lying about Trump Strategy

The Afghan Taliban again accused American forces of "rescuing" Islamic State (IS) fighters from its clearing operations, and charged U.S. General John Nicholson with deliberately lying to the American people about the success of President Donald Trump's strategy in Afghanistan.

Friday, 24 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Promotes Suicide Attackers in Video, Highlights 7-Man Raid at PD6 in Kabul and Suicide Bombing on U.S. Convoy in Nangarhar

The Afghan Taliban promoted its suicide attackers in the 12th episode of its "Caravan of Conquest" video series and highlighted the March 2017 7-man raid at PD6 in Kabul and the May 2017 suicide bombing on a U.S. military convoy in Nangarhar.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Documents in Video its Purging IS Fighters from Jowzjan's Darzab District

The Afghan Taliban released a video documenting its purging Darzab district in Jowzjan, a province in northern Afghanistan, from Islamic State (IS) fighters.

Monday, 20 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Leader Boasts of Success in War, Expresses Willingness for Direct Negotiations with U.S.

A statement attributed to Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada for the occasion of Eid al-Adha boasted of the group's success and what it describes as America's failure in the war in Afghanistan, and expressed willingness for direct negotiations with the U.S.

Saturday, 18 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Rescinds "Security Commitment" to ICRC Over Inaction on Pul-e-Charkhi Prison

The Afghan Taliban announced its decision to rescind its "security commitment" to the International Committee of the Red Cross due to inaction by the humanitarian organization towards a hunger strike at Pul-e-Charkhi prison.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Boasts of Conquering Ghazni City, Claims Killing Over 200 Afghan and 10 U.S. Soldiers

After providing daily updates on its military activities and conquests over the past four days in the capital city of Afghanistan's Ghazni province, including the killing of over 200 Afghan and 10 American soldier, the Afghan Taliban boasted of its success and the "failure" on U.S. strategy in the country.

Tuesday, 14 August 2018
IS Claims Killing and Wounding Over 64 from Afghan Taliban in Kunar and Nangarhar

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding 64 from Afghan Taliban Forces in Afghanistan’s Kunar and Nangarhar provinces.

Saturday, 11 August 2018
IS Claims Killing and Wounding Over 64 from Afghan Taliban in Kunar and Nangarhar

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding 64 from Afghan Taliban Forces in Afghanistan’s Kunar and Nangarhar provinces.

Saturday, 11 August 2018
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Suicide Attack and Bombings on Afghan Taliban in Nangarhar

The Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province claimed inflicting a total of 22 casualties among Afghan Taliban fighters in a suicide attack, a clash, and 3 bombings in Nangarhar in eastern Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 08 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims 15 American Casualties in Suicide Bombing in Parwan

The Afghan Taliban claimed inflicting casualties among 15 U.S. soldiers in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's Parwan province.

Sunday, 05 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Invites Citizens Displaced from Jowzjan Due to IS to Return

After announcing its defeat of the Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province in Jowzjan, Afghanistan, the Afghan Taliban invited displaced citizens to return and assured them of safety and a "dignified life".

Friday, 03 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 5 U.S. Soldiers in Mine Blast in Bagram

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing five American soldiers in a mine blast on their armored vehicle in Bagram district in Afghanistan's Parwan province.

Friday, 03 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 3 U.S. Soldiers During Clashes in Herat

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 3 U.S. soldiers during clashes in Shindand district in Afghanistan's Herat province.

Thursday, 02 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims "Purging" Northern Afghanistan of IS Fighters

The Afghan Taliban issued a statement boasting of defeating the Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province in Jowzjan and "purging" its fighters from the whole of northern Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 01 August 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Suicide Bombings in Kabul and Wardak on Intelligence Unit Commandos as "Retribution"

The Afghan Taliban claimed suicide bombings in the capital, Kabul, and in Wardak province on Afghan intelligence unit commandos as "retribution" for alleged crimes.

Thursday, 26 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Criticizes Top U.S. Commander in Afghanistan for "Providing" Propaganda to IS

The Afghan Taliban criticized General John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, for encouraging its fighting the Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province, arguing that such a remark provides propaganda to the IS against Taliban fighters.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Charges "American Invaders" with Complicity in Dozens of Civilian Deaths in Kunduz and Paktia, Vows Revenge

The Afghan Taliban charged "American invaders" with complicity in dozens of civilian deaths in Kunduz and Paktia provinces in Afghanistan and vowed revenge.

Thursday, 19 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Accuses UNAMA Report of Leveraging Civilian Death Count as Propaganda

The Afghan Taliban accused a recent report by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) of leveraging civilian death count as propaganda against the group and misrepresenting the numbers.

Monday, 16 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing 2 U.S. Soldiers, 19 Afghan Special Forces During Clashes in Kunduz

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing 2 U.S. soldiers and wounding a third and killing 19 Afghan Special Forces during clashes in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.

Monday, 16 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Promotes Death of U.S. Soldier Due to Wounds Inflicted in Clash with Fighters in Paktia

Two days after the Afghan Taliban claimed wounding two U.S. soldiers in a clash in Paktia province, the group promoted news that one of the soldiers died from his injuries.

Saturday, 14 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Releases Video of Fighters Training at "Camp Usama bin Zayd"

The Afghan Taliban released a video of fighters training at "Camp Usama bin Zayd" in a variety of military and physical exercises.

Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Reports "Conscientious" Afghan Soldier Shot and Killed 4 Foreign Soldiers in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban reported that a "conscientious" Afghan soldier shot and killed four foreign soldiers and wounded three others in an attack at Tarinkot airport in Uruzgan province.

Sunday, 08 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Reports "Conscientious" Afghan Soldiers Shot and Killed 4 Foreign Soldiers in Uruzgan

The Afghan Taliban reported that a "conscientious" Afghan soldier shot and killed four foreign soldiers and wounded three others in an attack at Tarinkot airport in Uruzgan province.

Saturday, 07 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims 5 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Logar Suicide Bombing, Declares it Revenge for Airstrikes and Raids

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing five American soldiers in a suicide bombing in Pul-i Alam, the capital of Afghanistan’s Logar province, and declared that the attack to be an act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes and raids there.

Monday, 02 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Suicide Bombing with VBIED on U.S. Convoy in Logar

The Afghan Taliban claimed the execution of a suicide bombing with a VBIED on a U.S. convoy in Logar province.

Monday, 02 July 2018
Afghan Taliban Reports Killing 9 IS Fighters in Kunar

The Afghan Taliban reported that it has killed nine Islamic State (IS) fighters amidst its "large scale operations" against the group in Kunar province in northeastern Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Criticizes as "Inappropriate" NATO Secretary General's Remarks that Foreign Forces Necessary for Peace

The Afghan Taliban criticized as "inappropriate" a remark by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that the presence of foreign forces in Afghanistan in a training position is necessary for lasting peace in the country.

Monday, 25 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Reports Nearly Eliminating IS Presence in Laghman, Claims U.S. Aircraft Interfered in Operations

The Afghan Taliban reported that its fighters in Laghman province in eastern Afghanistan have nearly eliminated the Islamic State (IS) presence there, and claimed that U.S. aircraft interfered in its operations.

Thursday, 21 June 2018
After Eid al-Fitr Ceasefire, Afghan Taliban Claims Killing at Least 40 Afghan Soldiers in East, North, and West

Following its ceasefire with Afghan soldiers and security forces during Eid al-Fitr, the Afghan Taliban claimed killing at least 40 in operations in the east, north, and west of the country.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Remarks Eid Ceasefire Demonstrated its Controlling the "Trajectory" of Battles, Cohesiveness of Fighters

At the conclusion of Eid al-Fitr and its accompanying ceasefire with Afghan security forces, the Afghan Taliban remarked that the "successful implementation" of the suspension of operations demonstrates its controlling the "trajectory" of battles and the cohesiveness of its fighters.

Monday, 18 June 2018
IS Claims Killing, Wounding Nearly 100 from Afghan Taliban and Afghan Forces in What Former Calls "Mysterious Explosion" in Nangarhar

The Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing and wounding nearly 100 Afghan Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces in a suicide bombing in Nangarhar, which the former regarded as a "mysterious explosion" in its own statement.

Monday, 18 June 2018
IS Claims 85 Casualties in 2nd Suicide Bombing in 24-Hours on Afghan Taliban and Afghan Security Forces in Nangarhar

The Islamic State's (IS) Khorasan Province claimed a second suicide bombing within 24-hours on the Afghan Taliban and Afghan security forces in Nangarhar.

Monday, 18 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Releases Video of Fighter Training at Multiple Camps in Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban released a video focusing on fighter training at multiple camps in Afghanistan.

Thursday, 14 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims 51 Afghan Security Forces Killed, 33 Others Wounded in Ghazni Suicide Bombing

The Afghan Taliban alleged that 51 Afghan soldiers and policemen were killed and 33 others were wounded in a suicide bombing at a government complex in Ghazni province.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Leader Offers Amnesty to Nationals “Aiding the Invaders,” Condemns U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem

In a celebratory message for Eid al-Fitr, the Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada offered amnesty and protection to Afghan nationals who cease “aiding the invaders,” and condemned the U.S. moving its embassy to Jerusalem.

Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Spokesman Says U.S. Airstrike on its Radio State Constitutes Attack on its "Freedom of Speech"

Responding to a U.S. airstrike on the group's "Voice of Shariah" radio station in Ghazni, an Afghan Taliban spokesman argued that it constitutes an attack on its "freedom of speech" and warned of an escalation in operations.

Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Leader Orders Fighters to Continue Attacks on Foreign Soldiers During Eid al-Fitr but Suspend Ops on Afghan Forces

In a statement attributed to Haibatullah Akhundzada, the Afghan Taliban leader ordered fighters to continue attacks on foreign soldiers during Eid al-Fitr but to suspend offensive operations against "domestic opposition forces".

Monday, 11 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Destroying British APC in Kabul, Provides Video of Vehicle Debrisv

The Afghan Taliban claimed destroying a British armored personnel carrier (APC) in Kabul and killing those soldiers onboard, including a female officer, and provided a video of the vehicle debris.

Monday, 04 June 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing Man who Made "Bravery Medal" for U.S. President Trump

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing a man for his "appalling action" of making a "bravery medal" for U.S. President Donald Trump.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018
AQ Media Chief Describes Trump as Acting Like “Rambo,” Promotes Military Success of Afghan Taliban

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) media chief described U.S. President Donald Trump as acting like “Rambo” in trying to single-handedly defeat “terrorism” on multiple fronts and promoted the military success of the Afghan Taliban in an audio speech.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Afghan Taliban Demands "Practical Response" to U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem

The Afghan Taliban demanded a "practical response" from the Islamic and "free world" against the U.S. moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Monday, 14 May 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Downing Helicopter During Clash with American-Afghan Forces in Helmand

The Afghan Taliban claimed downing a helicopter during a clash with a joint force of American and Afghan soldiers in Helmand province in the south of the country.

Sunday, 13 May 2018
Afghan Taliban Claims Killing American Soldier in Attack in Mihtarlam

The Afghan Taliban claimed killing an American soldier in an attack in the city of Mihtarlam in Laghman province of northeastern Afghanistan.

The group published a brief Arabic message on its website and social media channels on May 11, 2018, reporting that the day prior, fighters attacked and destroyed an enemy armored vehicle as it withdrew to Mihtarlam from Alingar district.

Friday, 11 May 2018
Afghan Taliban Releases Fighter Training Video from Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddiq Camp

The Afghan Taliban released a video of fighters training at its "Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddiq Camp".

Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Afghan Taliban and IS Each Post Military Statistics for Attacks in Afghanistan for Similar Timeframes

The Afghan Taliban and the Islamic State (IS) each posted military statistics for their attacks in Afghanistan for similar timeframes, covering April 2017 through April 2018.

Monday, 07 May 2018
Afghan Taliban Denies Connection to Killing of BBC Reporter in Khost

The Afghan Taliban denied any connection to the shooting death of BBC Pashto reporter Ahmad Shah in Khost.

Monday, 30 April 2018
Afghan Taliban Reports 232 Attacks, Over 200 Casualties Among Afghan Forces Since Beginning of New Campaign

The Afghan Taliban reported that since the beginning of its Al-Khandaq military campaign two days ago, fighters have carried out 232 attacks and inflicted over 200 casualties among Afghan forces throughout the country.

Friday, 27 April 2018
Afghan Taliban Announces Commencement of New Military Campaign, Indicates U.S. Forces as Primary Target

The Afghan Taliban announced the commencement of its new military campaign, dubbed “Al Khandaq,” and indicated that “American invaders and their intelligence agents” are the primary targets.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Afghan Taliban Releases Video from "Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansur Camp" in Baghlan

The Afghan Taliban released a video showing the training of fighters at a camp in Baghlan province named in honor of former leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansur.

Monday, 23 April 2018
Afghan Taliban Accuses U.S. President Trump of Directing Troops to Kill Civilians

The Afghan Taliban published a statement from its "Department for the Prevention of Civilian Casualties" accusing U.S. President Donald Trump of ordering American forces to massacre civilians.

Monday, 16 April 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…