German troops may stay in #Afghanistan longer after #Taliban advances

  The seizure of the Afghan city of Kunduz by the Taliban has prompted Germany’s defense minister to mull the possibility of delaying troop withdrawal from the country.“It is important that we carefully examine the current situation and that we … Continue reading German troops may stay in #Afghanistan longer after #Taliban advances

#Afghan forces preparing for push against #Taliban fighters in #Kunduz

KABUL, Afghanistan — Backed by at least one American airstrike, Afghan forces gathered Tuesday to begin a push to clear Taliban fighters who seized much of the northern city of Kunduz in a surprise assault on Monday. Source: Afghan forces … Continue reading #Afghan forces preparing for push against #Taliban fighters in #Kunduz

#Taliban fighters storm northern #Afghan city, officials say

KABUL, Afghanistan –  Hundreds of Taliban fighters launched an early morning attack Monday on a strategic northern city, storming it from several directions, Afghan officials said. Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, spokesman for the provincial police chief of Kunduz, said the attack on the city of Kunduz started about 3 a.m. Battles with government forces were still underway in at least four locations, he said. Source: Taliban fighters storm northern Afghan city, officials say | Fox News Continue reading #Taliban fighters storm northern #Afghan city, officials say