Afghanistan

10 Taliban fighters killed in Farah, Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Ministry for Interior Affairs has confirmed the death of 10 Taliban fighters in the Farah province of Afghanistan.

The Taliban launched an attack on a police checkpoint, and were faced with a counter attack from police that resulted in the killing of ten, and wounding seven others.

Afghanistan

12 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghanistan

QUETTA,  Pakistan — The office of the Nangarhar governor confirmed the death of 12 Islamic State fighters killed by US drone strikes in the Kot district of the province.

TOLONews, an Afghan private news organization, quoted Attaullah Khugyani, the official spokesperson of the Nangarhar governors office.

Somalia

Al Shabaab confirms death of the Garissa University attack mastermind

Al Shabaab mourns death of Kuno who was killed US airstrike in June 1, 2016.

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Somalia-based, Al Qaeda-affiliated, Islamic group of Al Shabaab has on Friday confirmed the death of Mohamed Kuno in a U.S. airstrike on June 1, 2016 near Kismayo city, some 500 kilometers (310 miles) south …