Iran’s interest in foreign militants in Syria
The Iranian regime takes an increasing interest in foreign combatants, especially in light of Iran's involvement in Syria and Iraq.
On April 13, 2017, the US military dropped a non-nuclear bomb MOAB on a system of tunnels and caves used by ISIS-K, or ISIS Khursanan.
The Afghan Taliban movement has resorted once again to carrying out high-profile terrorist attacks.
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Hezb-i-Islami leader and former Prime Minister of Afghanistan, returned to Kabul on May 4, 2017.
Afghanistan appears to be heading into a new stage of security instability following the recent rise in terrorist attacks.