The split between the Taliban leadership, which has vowed to continue the war, and regular fighters appears to be growing larger by the day.
For the first time in many years, Afghans celebrated Eid ul Fitr without fear as the Afghan government and Taliban militants observed a temporary ceasefire.
Police prevented two ISIS suicide bombers from entering the prayer hall of a crowded Shia mosque.
Afghans celebrate the true spirit of Ramadan despite an uptick in violence at the start of the Muslim holy month.
Decorations and lights are absent from the streets of Syrian cities under ISIS control, as the group quashes traditional customs and festivities.
Following the expulsion of ISIS from most areas of its last stronghold in Iraq, residents are preparing to observe the holy month without fear.
The culture of helping the poor becomes more prevalent during the holy month.
Afghans want militants to show respect for the holy month and to stop their campaigns of violence and terror.