Fighting continues around the city of
Fighting continued around Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Saturday, a day after Taliban fighters stormed the city in a stark show of force, with at least 25 police and one journalist killed, officials said.
A large-scale military offensive is launched by the Taliban in a bid to overrun the southeastern city of Ghazni, a provincial capital on the Kabul-Kandahar Highway. They manage to take control of a part of the city. 2018-08-10 (Context: Ghazni, War in Afghanistan, ongoing offensive in Ghazni)
More than 100 Afghan soldiers and police, 13 civilians and hundreds of Taliban are killed during the ongoing offensive in Ghazni. 2018-08-13 (Context: War in Afghanistan, ongoing offensive in Ghazni)
At least 40 bodies of Afghan National Army soldiers are found in a military base in Urozgan that Taliban forces stormed last week. 2018-08-9 (Context: War in Afghanistan)
At least 48 people, mostly students, are killed and a further 67 are injured in a suicide bomb attack at an education centre in Kabul. The Taliban denies any involvement. 2018-08-15 (Context: War in Afghanistan)
A delegation of the Taliban political office in Doha, Qatar, has visited Uzbekistan from 7 to 10 August and met with officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Both parties "exchanged views of prospects of the peace process in Afghanistan". 2018-08-11 (Context: War in Afghanistan)