Afghanistan’s Hekmatyar Announces Support For IS In Fight Against Taliban

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Afghan Islamist organization Hezb-e Islami, has called on his followers to support the militant group Islamic State (IS) in the fight against the Taliban.

Hekmatyar made the announcement in a statement released on July 5, according to Afghan media reports.

Hekmatyar’s comments come amid reports of intensified fighting between IS and Taliban militants in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangahar Province, as IS tries to gain a foothold in the country.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Once again, civilization gains when mass murderers have a falling out.

    • More more more I say.

      • Surele Surele

        o.k. then: win/win/win

    • Surele Surele


  • Barrington Minge

    Just study that face – lights on, nobody home!!!!LOL