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The violence has escalated in recent weeks, with more than 60 people killed in suicide bombings at a wrestling club and an education centre
The bombing happened when a group from the district of Achin came to Momandara district to block the main highway between the capital Jalalabad and the Torkham border with Pakistan.
The group of mostly women and children were abducted by IS during a massive July 25 assault on the Druze community in Sweida, in which the jihadists killed more than 250 people.
Months after Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State group, attention has turned from the military battle to the fight for jobs and public services.
Unemployment and the long interruption to salaries has prevented very many young people who want to start a family from marrying.
The woman was captured during a military operation in the northern province of Jowzjan -- an IS stronghold -- on Thursday night, several officials said.
French President Emmanuel Macron said all evidence suggested that it was a terror attack — the first one since he became president in May.
An analysis by The Associated Press has found that Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offences.
According to experts, an estimated 20,000 people are being held in jail in Iraq for alleged membership of IS.
Saudi Arabia announced the alliance in December 2015, when the crown prince was still only the kingdom's defence minister.
Trump had earlier said he was considering sending Sayfullo Saipov, 29, to the military's notorious Guantanamo Bay detention centre.
The pair, a man and a woman, were abducted in May this year from the city, capital of restive Balochistan province.
Moroccan police on Saturday arrested 11 members of an "extremely dangerous terrorist" cell linked to the Islamic State group and seized chemical products used to make bombs.
The statement said all of the assailants died during the attack, which killed six Russian soldiers.
Troops also secured key infrastructure as they advance to rout the Islamic State group from western Mosul, officials said.