A Taliban fighter in Herat, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
A Taliban fighter in Herat, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP

Isis vs Taliban: Afghanistan bomb attacks raise spectre of wider conflict

  • Islamic State claimed weekend attacks against the Taliban in the Afghan city of Jalalabad
  • While they share enmity toward American forces, the Taliban and Isis are sworn enemies

A Taliban fighter in Herat, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
A Taliban fighter in Herat, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
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