Kunduz

Taliban retreat from northern city, pursue offensive in south

Taliban militants are retreating from the capital of Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, as fighting in the capital of a southern province intensifies, official sources said on Wednesday.

Tens of thousands displaced as Kunduz fighting continues

Nearly 24,000 residents have been forced to leave the Afghan city of Kunduz due to ongoing fighting between security forces and Taliban militants, according to the UN.

Afghan forces, Taliban fight for Kunduz in third day of clashes

Afghan forces attacked Taliban militant positions in Kunduz on Wednesday in the third day of clashes since the insurgents launched a coordinated attack on northern Afghan city.

Afghan forces beat back Taliban offensive in Kunduz city

Afghan forces late Monday beat back a Taliban offensive in some parts of Kunduz city, stopping their advance on the key provincial capital after the militants launched an attack late Sunday night...

Parts of Kunduz city fall to Afghan Taliban, local officials claim

Heavy fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants on Monday afternoon continued following relative calm, with parts of the city falling to the Taliban, local officials claimed....

Taliban launch coordinated attack on Kunduz city

Taliban militants launched a coordinated attack on Kunduz city, the capital of the province of the same name and one of the most embattled provinces in Afghanistan's north, a security official...

Afghan forces retake control of district in northern Afghanistan

Afghan forces late Saturday retook control of a district that fell to the Taliban on Saturday morning in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, said officials on Sunday. 

Taliban seize more territory in northern Afghanistan

After days of heavy fighting, Taliban militants have taken control of another of the five districts in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, provincial authorities said Saturday.