Many militants have realised their leaders are waging a phony 'jihad' against the Afghan people and government.
'Attacking the residence of national personalities cannot be justified in any religion and is against Islamic values', Afghan President Ghani said.
Iran is playing a treacherous double game: proclaiming to be fighting terrorism in Iraq and Syria while at the same time supporting atrocities across Afghanistan.
Unknown gunmen killed 5 women and their driver in a drive by shooting at the weekend. Women often face threats from Taliban militants and other insurgent groups.
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.