The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' has been using children and adults with mental or physical disabilities to carry out its attacks in west Mosul.
Taliban militants killed over a hundred Afghan soldiers at a base near Mazar-e-Sharif while they were performing their Friday prayers.
The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is no longer honouring its commitment to pay compensation to the families of slain fighters.
New divisions are surfacing within the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant', observers say, as mistrust of the group's leadership takes hold.
Operation Hamza, carried out by Afghan and international forces, has broken the terrorist group's morale, officials say.
The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' leader has left the city as his group's defences are crumbling, leaving his increasingly frustrated fighters behind.
Afghans are aware of the terrorists' plans and will not allow them to divide the people, officials and analysts say.
The privately-owned carrier has been accused of transporting weapons and fighters to conflict zones throughout the region, experts say.
The February 8 massacre of Red Cross workers was part of a campaign to defame Afghanistan, officials say.
A government commission has been set up to investigate the disputed facts and how the militants were able to carry out the attack.