A look at the Islamic State affiliate's rise in Afghanistan

Published: 19/08/2019
A look at the Islamic State affiliate's rise in Afghanistan
Source: NEWS.YAHOO.COM

A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the growing threat posed by its thousands of fighters, as well as their ability to plot global attacks from a stronghold in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan. The attack came as the Taliban appear to be nearing a deal with the U.S. to end nearly 18 years of fighting.

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