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[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

AFP report in Dawn, August 29th, 2015
KHOGYANI: The self-styled Islamic State (IS) group had ambitious plans for Afghanistan, but Taliban resistance, US drone strikes, and a society less scarred by sectarianism mean the extremists have so far failed to repeat their Middle Eastern breakthrough.
The terrorist group, which controls large areas of Syria and Iraq, has been trying for months to establish itself in Afghanistan’s eastern areas, challenging the Taliban on their own turf.
Its franchise in the war-torn country has managed to recruit disaffected Taliban fighters, as the fractious Afghan militant …

AF-PAK /ISIS/TALIBAN, Taliban, Talibanisation, Terrorism »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Khaama Press, Aug 28 2015, 10:53 pm
Kabul: The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has claimed that the ISIS affiliates operating in Afghanistan are mostly Pakistani nationals with few young Afghan men recruited by the group.
Taliban also ruled out that the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) terrorist group is based in Afghanistan, insisting that the militant groups are fighting under the flag and policy of Taliban in Afghanistan.
“People under the name of Daesh are currently only operating in one or two districts of Nangarhar who are mostly Pakistani nationals with a …