While the Kurdish region of Iraq is known to be relatively stable and prosperous compared to the rest of the country, economic and political woes are pushing Kurds to take the perilous journey to Europe in large numbers.
Daesh terrorists reportedly take over remote Luhaiban village while fighting near Qara Salem village leaves five people, including four Peshmerga soldiers, dead.
At least three civilians and 10 peshmerga fighters were killed in the attack late on Thursday night.
The military campaign was launched after DRC’s President Felix Tshisekedi authorised Uganda’s troops to enter the country to help fight the terror group blamed for several deadly attacks in the past.
Daesh militants still conduct operations, often targeting security forces, power stations and other infrastructure in northern Iraq.
Terror group has grown from being in 'a few provinces and Kabul' to 'nearly all' of the country according to UN envoy.
Taliban provincial police said four fighters were killed and 10 arrested in at least four districts in Kandahar province.
A New York Times investigation found that the US military tried to hide the 2019 Syria strike, which “was one of the largest civilian casualty incidents of the war against Daesh” with 70 reported deaths.
The incident happened in Dasht-e-Barchi area, a Kabul suburb dominated by members of the mostly Shia Hazara community.
At least 15 people wounded in an explosion at a mosque in Spin Ghar district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province.
The Taliban’s challenge is to root out Daesh's Khorasan wing without sowing the seeds of another long war.
Daesh’s Khorasan wing is primarily rooted in the Pakistani insurgency, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, a series of networks quite distinct from Afghanistan’s Taliban movement.
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