According to officials, an attack by the
Taliban near Kunduz kills 29 Afghan Army soldiers. Air strikes kill dozens of rebels elsewhere in the country.
A Taliban attack on an Afghan army outpost near the northern city of Kunduz has killed at least 29 soldiers, while air strikes in other parts of the country killed dozens of insurgents, officials said on Thursday.
The Taliban announce a three-day Eid ceasefire with the Afghan authorities, according to Pajhwok Afghan News. On Thursday, President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with the Taliban from June 12-19. 2018-06-9 (Context: Taliban, War in Afghanistan)
Taliban forces claim to have taken control of the western city of Farah after two days of fighting. It is the second provincial capital to be temporarily taken over, after a similar assault on Kunduz in 2015. 2018-05-16 (Context: Kunduz, Taliban)
Eyewitnesses and officials say an Afghan airstrike targeted a madrasa being used as a meeting place by the Taliban in Kunduz during a graduation ceremony, with casualties including civilians. 2018-04-3 (Context: Kunduz, Taliban)
At least 43 Afghan soldiers are killed in a Taliban attack on an army base in Kandahar Province. Around 10 Taliban fighters also died in the attack. 2017-10-19 (Context: Taliban, War in Afghanistan)
According to the Defense Ministry, between 26 and 30 military personnel are dead and over 80 Taliban militants have been either killed or wounded amid intense fighting at a military base in Kandahar Province. 2017-07-26 (Context: Taliban, War in Afghanistan)