Mon 20 Jul 98 - 16:31 GMT
ISLAMABAD, July 20 (AFP) - The Taliban militia Monday recaptured a town in northern Afghanistan's Faryab province after heavy fighting with opposition forces, the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported.
Mon 20 Jul 98 - 16:42 GMT
GENEVA, July 20 (AFP) - Two Afghans working for UN aid agencies have been were killed in Afghanistan after being kidnapped in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, the UNHCR said Monday.
Forces Battle for Key Afghan Area
Monday, July 20, 1998; 7:31 a.m. EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Taliban soldiers clashed with opposition forces trying to retake a key area in northern Afghanistan over the weekend, sources on both sides said today.
Taliban Closes Afghan Aid Groups
Monday, July 20, 1998; 7:15 a.m. EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's ruling Taliban religious army shut down international aid organizations today and ordered foreign relief workers to relocate to abandoned student dormitories or leave the war-shattered capital.
Taliban asks agencies to leave Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan, July 20 (UPI) - International aid agencies in Afghanistan are warning of an imminent catastrophe in the capital of Kabul as the ruling Taliban militia asks foreign aid workers to leave.
president mohammad khatami here sunday expressed concern about the
U.N. prepares for winter in Afghan quake region
02:27 a.m. Jul 20, 1998 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, July 20 (Reuters) - International relief agencies led by the United Nations said on Monday they had started work on providing housing aid to some 167,000 victims of an earthquake in northern Afghanistan.
Voice of America
TALEBAN AUTHORITES IN THE AFGHAN CAPITAL, KABUL, HAVE RAIDED SIX FOREIGN AID AGENCIES IN THE CITY, SHUTTING DOWN OFFICES AND ARRESTING STAFF.
Taliban shoot down opposition plane
ISLAMABAD, July 19: The Taliban militia on Sunday shot down an opposition jet in northern Afghan province of Faryab where rivals forces were engaged in heavy fighting, a private Afghan news service reported.
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