Heavy fighting continues in northern Afghanistan: opposition
Tue 24 Nov 98 - 13:37 GMT
KABUL, Nov 24 (AFP) - Heavy fighting continued Tuesday in northern Afghanistan with anti-Taliban forces advancing further around the strategic Salang Tunnel, opposition sources said. Taliban capture northern Afghan town from rival troops: report
Tue 24 Nov 98 - 11:38 GMT
ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (AFP) - The Taliban militia have flushed out troops loyal to opposition commander Ahmad Shah Masood from a strategic district in northwestern Afghanistan, the Afghan Islamic Press said Tuesday.
Nov. 28, 1998
NEWS North Salang (Salang e Shamalli) Forces loyal to the Alliance have made significant gains in the northern sector of the Salang Pass over the last 24 hours. Alliance commanders speaking from Jabel Saraj claim to have made Taliban release 100 Afghan opposition prisoners
Tue 24 Nov 98 - 11:15 GMT
KABUL, Nov 24 (AFP) - The Taliban authorities have released 100 Afghan opposition prisoners from the infamous Pule Charkhi jail in Kabul, the militia's official Radio Shariat reported Tuesday.
Another Afghan opposition commander defects
Tuesday, November 24, 1998
BBC World: South Asia
A prominent Afghan opposition commander from Faryab province, known as Engineer Mohammed Naseem Mehdi, has defected to the Taleban authorities. Iranian president preaches regional cooperation on Afghanistan
Tue 24 Nov 98 - 19:30 GMT
TEHRAN, Nov 24 (AFP) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said Tuesday that regional cooperation was the way to tackle Afghanistan's civil war, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Ex-Afghan air force general murdered in Thall
November 24, 1998 The News International Pakistan
PESHAWAR: A former Afghan air force general, Shireen Agha, was murdered by unknown persons in Thall in Hangu district on Monday. The deceased was known as Gen Shireen Agha Pilot on account of his career as a pilot
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