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The leader of Islamic State in Afghanistan has been killed in a joint raid in eastern Nangarhar province, Afghan and U.S. military officials confirmed Sunday.

Heavy fighting is raging in northern Afghanistan where the Taliban insurgency has overrun several districts since launching its so-called yearly “spring offensive” more than a week ago.

Some of Pakistan’s highly educated youth are gravitating toward violent extremism and radicalization.

Al-Shabab militants in Somalia killed a member of U.S. Special Forces Friday and wounded three other members of an American team assisting Somali soldiers, U.S. officials said.

The Afghan government any new U.S. strategy should include supporting a Kabul security plan aimed at vastly improving Afghan security forces.

Almost three weeks after the US dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb in E. Afghanistan, the IS group continues to show battlefield resilience as well as run its FM radio channel in the area.