The move by the influential social media giant comes amid growing evidence Beijing is employing massive resources in an attempt to sway public opinion with false information.
A convergence of interests between the two regimes with the goal of shaping public understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic for their own purposes has become evident.
Beijing continues to spread conspiracy theories on social media and is now attempting to appear to the world as a benevolent power with no responsibility for the COVID-19 outbreak.
ISIS-K posts on Telegram show that the terror group's Khorasan branch was apparently in the dark over Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's recent death.
ISIS since its inception has preyed on youth and attempted to indoctrinate them with its extremist ideology.
The group's propaganda effort has stalled amid a shortage of resources and attacks on its communications equipment.
The military, ideological and cyber wars being waged against ISIS have greatly impaired the group's media capabilities.
Pakistani media workers and organisations have denounced a deadly pair of bombings in Kabul that killed nine Afghan journalists and wounded six others.
The themes of the PurAzm multi-media competition included Peace over Violence, Inter-Faith Harmony, Resilience against Extremism and Stop Supporting Terrorism.
The training aims to prepare civil servants to convey information to the public through the media after incidents of terrorism and violent extremism.