Evidence is clear that military and financial assistance from Iran is fueling Taliban attacks across Afghanistan.
Militants have damaged 50 mosques, over 300 schools and more than 40 health centres in the past two months.
The Taliban's financial resources are dwindling every day, a former senior Taliban diplomat confessed recently.
Faizul Rehman was on his way home to visit his family when the Taliban hanged him in public on a false pretext.
The "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) in Afghanistan is committing atrocities in the name of Islam, trampling on Islamic teachings, basic morality and the Afghan culture.
The violence that militants have waged on the population has shattered the peace of mind of Afghans nationwide.
Taliban fighters massacred 23 civilians after losing 29 of their own in an abortive attack on police in southern Afghanistan.
Estimates suggest that a further half-million unregistered refugees might also have returned this year.
The violence has been driven in particular in the past two years by the Taliban's repeated assaults on Afghan cities, which put more civilians in the cross-hairs.
Coalition forces help keep Afghanistan safe and secure, officials say.
ISIL claimed responsibility for slaughtering more than 30 civilians commemorating Arbaeen at a mosque.
At least 28 Afghans were killed in two Kabul bombings November 21.