Security

Twitter releases new trove of banned Iranian propaganda

Twitter took down nearly 5,000 accounts associated with or backed by the Iranian regime.

Afghan forces rescue hundreds of Taliban hostages in illegal detention

Many of the 'prisoners' freed by Afghan forces over the past few months were brutally mistreated by the Taliban, kept underground underfed and sometimes executed without trial.

US releases more incriminating evidence of Iranian regime's role in tanker attacks

The US military also announced the deployment of 1,000 troops to the Middle East, while Tehran set a countdown until it breaches a nuclear deal.

Helmand residents praise security forces for security during Ramadan, Eid

Locals say it is their obligation to support Afghan forces in order to prevent terrorist activities.

Attacked on Eid, Takhar residents unite to chase out Taliban militants

A number of Taliban militants took advantage of the absence of local residents who had gone to observe Eid prayers to take over a number of villages. A popular uprising chased the militants out.

Suspected Iranian attacks on oil tankers represent 'clear threat' to global trade

The world community is coming to terms with the reality that the Iranian regime is trying to disrupt the free flow of commerce through the vital Strait of Hormuz.

Major Taliban losses in Ghazni restore sense of normalcy for many residents

Residents are rejoicing in their newfound freedom after security operations eliminated many top Taliban commanders in Deh Yak and Khwaja Omari districts.

Continuing clashes between ISIS and Taliban plague residents in Nangarhar

Both groups have committed 'limitless cruelty' and respected neither holy month of Ramadan nor Eid, said one local resident.

Taliban disrupt telecommunications in Takhar following defeats on battlefield

The Taliban have shut down telecommunication services from 5pm to 5am in retaliation for being beaten back by Afghan forces in the area.

Fatemiyoun fighters disguised as refugees pose 'grave' threat to Afghanistan

The Iranian regime secretly sends a number of Fatemiyoun fighters every day to Herat Province disguised as refugees in a bid to stoke religious conflict in the country.