Wed 29 Jul 98 - 16:41 GMT
TEHRAN, July 29 (AFP) - The Iranian authorities have been carrying out systematic arrests of Afghans without visas in northeastern Iran in recent days, Afghan sources said Wednesday.
Taliban Willing to Discuss Aid
By Zaheeruddin Abdullah
Associated Press Writer
Wednesday, July 29, 1998; 10:22 a.m. EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's religious regime said today it is willing to talk with the United Nations about the return of scores of aid workers expelled from the Afghan capital last week.
Voice of America
THE TALEBAN HAS AGREED TO MEET WITH THE UNITED NATIONS OVER THE EXPULSION OF FOREIGN AID WORKERS FROM THE AFGHAN CAPITAL, KABUL. SARAH HORNER REPORTS U-N OFFICIALS SAY THEY HAVE HAD NO OFFICIAL RESPONSE FROM THE TALEBAN, BUT ARE READY TO GO KABUL STRAIGHT AWAY.
Voice of America
UNITED NATIONS PILOTS ARE REFUSING TO FLY TO AN EARTHQUAKE-HIT REGION IN NORTHEASTERN AFGHANISTAN AFTER AN AIRCRAFT INVOLVED IN RELIEF WORK WAS SHOT AT ON TUESDAY. AYAZ GUL REPORTS FROM ISLAMABAD.
Hakim Mujahid new Afghan envoy to UN
ISLAMABAD: The Afghan government has appointed its ambassador to Pakistan Abdul Hakim Mujahid as permanent representative to the United Nations, embassy spokesman said on Tuesday.NNI
Tue 28 Jul 98 - 16:57 GMT
ISLAMABAD, July 28 (AFP) - The Taliban Islamic militia Tuesday seized a town in northwest Afghanistan after heavy fighting with opposition forces in Faryab province, the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported.
Russia says formal Afghan arms embargo impossible
09:05 a.m. Jul 28, 1998 Eastern
MOSCOW, July 28 (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday urged countries neighbouring Afghanistan to clamp down on arms shipments to the war-torn country but said a formal arms embargo would be impossible to enforce.
EU sets terms for resuming aid to Afghanistan
01:15 p.m Jul 28, 1998 Eastern
BRUSSELS, July 28 (Reuters) - The 15-nation European Union said on Tuesday it was anxious to help the people of war-torn Afghanistan, but that humanitarian aid would only resume to the capital Kabul when aid workers could work freely and in safety.