Many Afghans who recently left Pakistan because of police brutality and government pressure are now discovering their war-torn homeland is not welcoming, either.
The Islamic State extensively used schools, mosques, and civilian homes as their dug-in positions in regions where they established control though intimidation and extreme violence.
Afghan forces are claiming that they have recaptured a remote district in eastern Afghanistan that served as a stronghold for Islamic State militants.
Residents of a remote district in eastern Afghanistan are fleeing a fresh offensive by the Islamic State that has also triggered intense fighting with Afghan security forces.
Some communities in eastern Afghanistan are resorting to extreme violence and tough rhetoric after the Islamic State's onslaught on their homeland.
In a sign that the Islamic State has established a foothold in eastern Afghanistan, the insurgents are now operating a radio station to propagate their message and attract new recruits.
A former inmate of the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay is leading Afghanistan's fight against Islamic State militants involved in a violent campaign in eastern Afghanistan.
The residents of a remote Afghan district overran by the Islamic State militants speak of extreme violence and oppression by fighters seemingly bent on changing their way of life.
Villages in a remote eastern region of Afghanistan complain of extreme atrocities by the Taliban and Islamic State militants.
Militants from Pakistan are leading an offensive by Islamic State that apparently aims to dislodge the Taliban from the strategic eastern province.
The scantly reported fighting between Afghan and Pakistani militants in a remote district of eastern Afghanistan has forced thousands to flee their homes.