The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) is not only allied to the Islamic State (IS) group, it now considers itself part of it.
At least 17 people have been killed in a military helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.
A suicide truck bomb at a special-forces base in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least three soldiers and three civilians.
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has said that at least 88 "armed insurgents" were killed during the previous 24 hours as a result of antiterrorism operations across the country.
Doctors say a 35-year-old woman has given birth to quintuplets in Afghanistan's northern Samangan Province.
The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has accused the Taliban of deceit and collusion, and demanded that the Afghan militant movement tell the truth about the circumstances of its late leader's death.
Kabul isn't mourning the death of its elusive and longtime adversary, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and it is making sure the Afghan people don't either.
A top official within the Taliban has announced his resignation amid a growing leadership struggle in the Afghan militant organization.
An accused Russian Taliban leader was compliant when captured in Afghanistan, and said he was doing "God's work," a former American soldier testified August 3.
The family of the late Afghan Taliban leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, says it's not backing his announced successor and that religious scholars and veterans of the movement should choose his replacement.
The Afghan Taliban has published a written statement purportedly quoting Jaluluddin Haqqani as it continues to deny claims that the Haqqani network founder is dead.
An official Taliban statement on August 1 denied Pakistani media reports that the founder of the Haqqani network -- a militant group affiliated with the Taliban and Al-Qaeda -- died about a year ago.