· August, 2005

Stories about Afghanistan from August, 2005

Afghanistan: Taliban killed

  29 August 2005

Sohrab Kabuli reports a statement from the Afghan defense ministry, which says that Afghan and U.S.-led coalition forces killed 18 militants in the southern provinces of Kandahar and Uruzgan.

Afghanistan: Women need protection

  19 August 2005

Human Rights Watch warns that the Afghan government and international monitors must take special measures to protect women from attacks and intimidation by the Taliban and regional warlords, ahead of the Sept. 18 elections in the country.