http://afghanistan.asia-news.com/en_GB/keywords/topic/security?page=30

Security

Taliban-ISIS clashes in Jawzjan leave 'more than 300' militants dead

Taliban-ISIS clashes in Jawzjan leave 'more than 300' militants dead

The rivalry between the two militant groups is intensifying, and prompted some Taliban fighters to even rape and murder ISIS women.

Laghman residents call on Taliban to stop 'illegitimate' fight

Laghman residents call on Taliban to stop 'illegitimate' fight

Public calls for the Taliban to accept the Afghan government's offer for peace talks are increasing.

Elite Taliban fighters undergo unprecedented special forces training in Iran

Elite Taliban fighters undergo unprecedented special forces training in Iran

Iranian special forces are facilitating a six-month training programme for the 'brightest and most able' Taliban fighters in exchange for carrying out the bidding of Tehran.

ISIS, Taliban clashes force residents to flee Chapa Dara

ISIS, Taliban clashes force residents to flee Chapa Dara

Kunar provincial officials say they are poised to take advantage of the clashes by launching operations against both sets of militants.

Nuristan residents warn Taliban: accept peace or face popular uprising

Nuristan residents warn Taliban: accept peace or face popular uprising

Residents say they will take up arms against the Taliban if they do not accept peace.

Taliban commanders continue to reject public calls for peace

Taliban commanders continue to reject public calls for peace

Despite mounting pressure from Afghan civilians, religious authorities and the Afghan government, Taliban commanders are resisting the call for peace.

Hundreds of Taliban refuse to return to battlefield following ceasefire

Hundreds of Taliban refuse to return to battlefield following ceasefire

The Afghan public and security forces welcomed the Taliban with 'warm, brotherly hands', persuading many fighters to return to a normal life with their families.

ISIS effectively defeated in Nangarhar: officials

ISIS effectively defeated in Nangarhar: officials

Ongoing military operations to eliminate ISIS strongholds in Achin and Haska Mina districts in May and June have broken the backbone of the terrorist group in the province, local officials say.

End of ceasefire exposes Taliban's false promises to Afghans

End of ceasefire exposes Taliban's false promises to Afghans

The militant group says one thing and does another routinely, but the recent end of the ceasefire unmasked the degree to which it has broken its promises to Afghanistan.

'Game over' for Pakistani Taliban after death of Mullah Fazlullah

'Game over' for Pakistani Taliban after death of Mullah Fazlullah

The dead leader's successor, Umar Rehman, will be unable to unite the already divided Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), analysts say.