Terrorism

Taliban deceive innocent young Afghans, officials say

Taliban deceive innocent young Afghans, officials say

Those who murder innocents will not go to heaven, religious scholars warn.

Taliban unable to fight ANDSF face-to-face: officials

Taliban unable to fight ANDSF face-to-face: officials

Taliban attacks in Kabul show they are losing on the battlefield, Afghan officials say.

Hizbullah's Syria involvement brings instability to Lebanon

Hizbullah's Syria involvement brings instability to Lebanon

The Iran-backed group's fighting alongside the Syrian regime has drawn terrorist groups and other actors to Lebanon.

Taliban target civilians in Helmand Province

Taliban target civilians in Helmand Province

Thousands of residents have been forced to flee their homes for fear of being used as human shields.

Iran's Shia Liberation Army draws regional ire

Iran's Shia Liberation Army draws regional ire

The new force, comprised of Iranian and foreign fighters, will fan sectarian tensions in the region and exacerbate rifts in Arab society, clerics say.

Kabul university attack widely condemned

Kabul university attack widely condemned

Insurgents besieged a college campus in Kabul, killing 13 and injuring 35.

Iran supports, funds Afghan Taliban: officials

Iran supports, funds Afghan Taliban: officials

Iran's support of the Taliban is meant to destabilise Afghanistan and undermine international efforts for peace.

Iran involvement inflames Syria war: analysts

Iran involvement inflames Syria war: analysts

Iran's involvement in the Syria war has prolonged the conflict and inflamed tensions throughout the region, experts say.

ISIL in 'crisis' with death of Khorasan chief Hafiz Saeed

ISIL in 'crisis' with death of Khorasan chief Hafiz Saeed

With ISIL leaders being killed one by one in Afghanistan, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's loyalists don't have a chance of survival, observers say.

ISIL destroyed in Kot, Nangarhar, after committing atrocities

ISIL destroyed in Kot, Nangarhar, after committing atrocities

Air and ground assaults by Afghan troops and planes have blasted ISIL out of its foothold.