• ISIS 2018-08-28 10:04

    ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in air raid

    TEHRAN - The leader of ISIS in Afghanistan was killed in air strikes in eastern Nangarhar province, the fourth head of the terrorist group to be killed since it gained foothold in the country almost four years ago.

  • ISIS 2018-08-26 10:21

    Who delivers weapons to ISIS, asks Russia

    TEHRAN - The debate over who helps militants in Afghanistan has again come alive. Russia has noticed unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to the Taliban and ISIS fighters in northern Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a press briefing on Thursday.

  • Shafeek Seddiq 2018-08-26 10:06

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Peace talks with Taliban are not feasible without Afghan government leading it’

    The security situation continues to worsen in war-ravaged Afghanistan with a spate of terror attacks in recent months. The Afghan government and the Taliban observed an unprecedented three-day ceasefire on Eid al Fitr but it turned out to be a lull before the storm. This week, to mark Eid al Azha, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who has been under tremendous pressure, again announced conditional ceasefire but the Taliban has not responded to it.

  • Afghanistan Independence Day 2018-08-21 09:01

    Afghanistan marks 99th Independence Day

    TEHRNA - Afghanistan marked the 99th anniversary of its independence from the erstwhile British empire on Sunday. Many functions were held in Kabul and provincial capitals to commemorate the occasion.

  • ISIS 2018/08/21

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Muslim unity key to defeating forces of Takfirism

    TEHRAN - For Muslims, the staggering fall from grace can largely be attributed to fragmentation in their ranks, exacerbated by the scourge of sectarianism fanned by divisive forces. The condition of Muslims today, in both the realms of spiritual and temporal, is appallingly poor.

  • ISIS 2018-08-07 11:26

    Surrendered ISIS fighters in Afghanistan to get amnesty

    TEHRAN - SIS-Khorasan fighters who ‘surrendered’ to Afghan security forces earlier this week in northern Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province may be granted amnesty by the Afghan government, according to reports.

  • ISIS 2018-08-05 10:36

    Did ISIS fighters surrender or were they evacuated?

    TEHRAN - Last week, more than 200 ISIS fighters reportedly surrendered to the Afghan security forces in northwestern province of Jawzjan after being defeated by the Taliban, with some reports suggesting that they were captured by the security forces.

  • Iran summons Tajik envoy over terror attack claims 2018-08-04 10:03

    Iran summons Tajik envoy over terror attack claims

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry has summoned Dushanbe’s ambassador to Tehran to protest claims of linking a deadly terror attack in the Central Asian country to Iran, spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday.

  • Indonesia 2018-08-02 12:15

    Indonesia bans ISIS-linked terrorist group JAD

    TEHRAN - In a significant verdict, an Indonesian court has banned Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), the country's most active militant network responsible for many terror attacks in recent years, with links to ISIS.

  • ISIS 2018-08-02 12:13

    More than 150 ISIS fighters surrender in north Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - More than 150 ISIS insurgents laid down arms and surrendered to Afghan security forces in the northwestern province of Jawzjan after being defeated by the Taliban, according to reports.

  • Taliban 2018-07-19 13:04

    Taliban, ISIS face off in Afghanistan, 20 Taliban fighters killed in latest ISIS attack

    TEHRAN - With contrasting agenda, goals and modus operandi, the Taliban and ISIS are facing off in a battle for control of Afghanistan, even as the security situation in the war-ravaged country deteriorates.

  • kharrazi 2018-07-15 21:54

    Iran’s Kharrazi outlines strategies to fight terrorism

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, on Sunday set out three strategies to counter terrorist groups including Daesh, also called IS, ISIL or ISIS.

  • Zafar Meraj 2018-07-15 10:32

    ‘Groups like ISIS have got no public support in Kashmir’

    Zafar Meraj is a Kashmir-based senior journalist and political commentator. He is the founder editor of Kashmir Monitor and has reported from Kashmir for many leading Indian news organisations.

  • Pakistan 2018-07-15 10:28

    After quadrilateral meet on ISIS, group kills 132 people in Pakistan attacks

    TEHRAN - A few days after Pakistan, Iran, China and Russia agreed to join hands to root out ISIS from Afghanistan and the region, the terrorist group carried out the deadliest bombings in Pakistan’s troubled election campaigning, killing at least 132 people, including a political candidate.

  • Russia-Chian-Iran-Pakistan summit 2018-07-15 09:48

    Russia-China-Iran-Pakistan officials hold quadrilateral meet on ISIS

    TEHRAN _ In an interesting and unprecedented development, the top intelligence officials of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan held a quadrangular meeting in Islamabad earlier this week to frame a common strategy to eliminate the threat posed by groups like ISIS in Afghanistan and the region, said reports.

  • ISIS 2018-07-10 10:23

    Afghan Sikhs seek asylum in India after recent deadly attack in Jalalabad

    TEHRAN - Fearing for their lives after the deadly bombing that killed 15 members of the Sikh community in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad last week, many Afghan Sikh families have sought asylum in neighboring India, according to privy sources.

  • ISIS 2018-06-26 10:24

    Top ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in an operation

    A senior leader of the Islamic State group’s offshoot ISIS Khorasan, who was reportedly involved in the recent attacks in Jalalabad city, was killed during an operation of Afghan intelligence.

  •  Mahmood Khaghani 2018-06-10 12:42

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    Does Iran represent a nuclear problem or a gas problem?

    It is said that there are always two reasons for people's behaviour: the reason they give, and the real reason. Throughout history, religious and political reasons have been invented to justify struggles for natural resources: firstly land, and secondly resources passing through or embedded in land.

  • Ishtiyaq Hussain Toori 2018-04-22 09:27

    By Ishtiyaq Hussain Toori

    Shias of Parachinar – victims of Takfiri terrorism and govt apathy

    Nestled high in a remote, mountainous region of Pakistan, not many people would have heard of Parachinar – described widely as the ‘heaven on earth’ for its scenic landscape. During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in 1970s, it was used by Americans and Saudis as training ground for militias fighting the Soviets. The same militias later gave birth to the Taliban.

  • Sirus Fathollahi 2018-04-20 12:54

    By Sirus Fathollahi

    Why Zionists insistence that American stay in region?

    More than seven years, That Syrian government and people are involved in crisis. Many different terrorist groups in a various types as an ISIS and Al-Nosra front for years under protection of some regional and trans-regional countries the security of this country has been challenged.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-04-04 12:09

    By M.A. Saki

    Saudi prince’s bombastic words do not worth attention

    Again, this time in an interview with the Atlantic published on April 2, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman made harsh remarks against Iran, calling Iran part of the “triangle of evil” along with al-Qaeda, ISIS and other terrorist groups.

  • Iraq occupation  2018-02-16 12:19

    By Yosra Bakhakh

    U.S. clinging tight to Iraq occupation 

    It has been almost 15 years since the US invaded Iraq and overthrew Saddam Hussein, falsely claiming he had WMD. While Iraq has defeated ISIS, also known as Daesh, Washington is still seeking excuses to prolong its stay in Iraq.

  • نشست خبری سردار محمد پاکپور فرمانده نیروی زمینی سپاه 2018-01-28 19:10

    IRGC arrests 16 ISIS militants in western Iran

    TEHRAN – In clashes on Saturday in western Iran, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) arrested 16 out of 21 militants affiliated to the ISIS, also called Daesh.

  • U.S. moving ISIS militants to Afghanistan: Iranian general 2018-01-27 09:47

    U.S. moving ISIS militants to Afghanistan: Iranian general

    TEHRAN – Ahmad Vahidi, president of the Supreme National Defense University of Iran, said on Friday that the United States intends to move Daesh (ISIS) militants to other regions, including Afghanistan.