10 Aug '18, 6pm

Taliban try to take Afghan city in brazen assault, kill 14.

Taliban try to take Afghan city in brazen assault, kill 14.

The brazen assault by the Taliban, who have been gaining more ground in their annual spring offensive and who have shrugged off the government's latest offers of a cease-fire and negotiations, underscore the difficulties Afghan forces face in battling the relentless insurgency on their own in efforts to end the nearly 17-year war.

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2018/08/10/tali...

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Aug '18, 9am

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan: Taliban fighters overran a northern Afghan army base, officials said on Tuesday (Aug 14), kil...

Taliban Overrun Afghan Army Base, Kill 17 Troops

Taliban Overrun Afghan Army Base, Kill 17 Troops

military.com 14 Aug '18, 6pm

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban overran a base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers while Afghan forces battled t...

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Fighting continued in densely populated areas, causing as many as 150 civilian deaths, along with hundreds of Taliban figh...