6 months Jihadists headed to Afghanistan to attack Manilatimes |World
KABUL: Islamic State (IS) fighters who waged a bloody campaign in Syria and Iraq were heading to Afghanistan to continue their jihad and help plot “spectacular” attacks against America, a US official has told AFP. The warning comes as IS seeks to assert a regional influence after the loss of its self-proclaimed middle east “caliphate,” and as south Asia reels from a series of devastating attacks. “We know some have already made their way back here and are trying to transfer the knowledge, skills and experience they learned over there,” a senior US intelligence official in Kabul told AFP in ... more