FARAKHABAR: Hizb-e-Islami Announces Support to Daesh

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar-led Hizb-e-Islami faction that is already involved in armed confrontation with the Afghan government and the foreign forces has recently announced that the group will support Daesh in Afghanistan if there was a war between Taliban and Daesh affiliates.

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Hizb-e-Islami has called Taliban, communists and Shurae Nizar as its enemies. However it is the first time in Afghanistan that a group seeks allegiance to Daesh and vows support. But, why Hizb-e-Islami announced support to Daesh and what would be the impacts of this announcement on Afghan insurgency?

In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Yama Siavash discusses the topic with the following guests,

• Shukria Barakzai, MP

• Fazl Minallah Mumtaz, member of Hizb-e-Islami Party


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