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The latest issue of “Voice of Khurasan,” an English-language monthly magazine published by Al-Azaim Foundation, the media arm of the Islamic State’s Khurasan Province (ISIS-K), accuses the Afghan Taliban of working with the CIA, attacks the Muslim Brotherhood, eulogizes Umar at-Tajiki, who bombed a bus in Herat city, and has a number of articles promoting jihad.
The issue, Issue 16, is dated Rabi-ul-Awwal 1444, in the Hijri calendar, which corresponds with the lunar month beginning September 28, 2022.
The cover of the magazine’s latest edition
The magazine’s cover article, titled “They Meet CIA Operatives In Secret,” accuses the Afghan Taliban of working for the CIA and Pakistani military’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to further their objectives in Afghanistan.
“[The Afghan Taliban] were controlled by the CIA and were connected with other infidel nations around the world. High-ranking Taliban officials, who do not bark without the permission of the CIA and the ISI, have readily accepted all the conditions of the infidels,” the article says, discussing the U.S.-Taliban talks in Doha before and after the 2020 Doha agreement.
The article adds: “Through this [Doha] agreement, they have done business with the blood and the honor of the Muslims, for the sake of the symbolic authority over Kabul and some worldly benefits, as the Taliban murtadeen [apostates] are now amalgamating themselves with the former murtad [apostate] regime of Afghanistan.”