War in Afghanistan
Five people are killed and over 10 injured in an IED bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen warns that all foreign troops must leave Afghanistan before a NATO deadline on September 11 amid reports that the U.S. military plans to keep 1,000 troops in Kabul in order to protect both its embassy and the Hamid Karzai International Airport.
Yousuf Rasheed, CEO of the Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan, is killed by unknown gunmen in Kabul. His driver is also shot and later died of his wounds. It is the latest targeted killing of a prominent Afghan figure.
A rocket attack on residential areas in the Afghan capital Kabul kills at least eight people and injures 31 others. The Islamic State claims responsibility for the attack.
At least 14 security forces are killed across Afghanistan in attacks in Takhar, Badakhshan, and Kabul. The Taliban claims responsibility for the first two attacks but denies involvement in Kabul's. The group reiterated that it will not enter peace talks with the government until all prisoners are released.
Two Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission workers are killed when a bomb attached to their vehicle explodes in Kabul. The Taliban denies responsibility and no other group has claimed responsibility. The attack is condemned by the United Nations.
A suicide car bomb kills 12 people and injures 20 others near the Interior Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan.
An improvised explosive device detonates in a partially constructed building in Bati Kot, Afghanistan. The bomb kills two labourers and injures five more, three seriously.
40 people are killed and over 100 injured by a car bombing and shooting in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Taliban claims responsibility and loses five gunmen.
An Afghan commando in Kabul kills Major Brent Taylor of the Utah National Guard, who was also the mayor of North Ogden, Utah.
A suicide bombing occurs at a checkpoint near the Kabul International Cricket Stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least three people and injuring five.