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From Taliban to IS, Afghan Fighters Pledge New Allegiance

The Islamic State group appears to be attracting new followers in yet another country, with Afghan fighters raising the black flag in parts of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. Local authorities and civilians in Nangarhar say the Islamic State group has developed a strong presence in six districts of the province, displacing the once-dominant Islamic Emirate of the Taliban. IS militants here declare their allegiance to the self-styled caliphate of Abubakar al-Baghdadi. They wave...

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