Taliban demands UN Security Council condemnation of Iran
Fri 02 Oct 98 - 23:20 GMT
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 2 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Friday called on the UN Security Council to condemn military incursions by Iranian jet fighters into Afghan airspace.
Iranian planes bomb mock targets on Afghan border: agency
Fri 02 Oct 98 - 17:53 GMT
TEHRAN, Oct 2 (AFP) - Dozens of Iranian fighter planes have bombed imaginary targets along the border with Afghanistan as part of military exercises, the state news agency IRNA reported Friday.
Taliban Warns Iran on Air Space
By Kathy Gannon
Associated Press Writer
Friday, October 2, 1998; 11:01 a.m. EDT
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's Taliban religious army said Iranian fighter jets violated Afghan airspace Friday, and it warned of ``disastrous effects'' if the violations continued.
Afghan Taliban claim "peaceful" takeover of district from rivals
Fri 02 Oct 98 - 13:17 GMT
ISLAMABAD, Oct 2 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban Islamic militia Friday took over "peacefullly" a district from rival Hezb-i-Wahdat faction in the southern province of Ghazni, the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported.
Tajikistan rejects Taleban arms supply charges
02:20 a.m. Oct 02, 1998 Eastern
DUSHANBE, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Tajikistan on Friday denied allegations by Afghanistan's Islamic Taleban movement that one of its military aerodromes had been used to supply arms to the anti-Taleban alliance.
PESHAWAR - The senior commanders of the hardliners Taliban militia, posted along the Afghanistan-Iran border have claimed about the assemblage of anti-Taliban Afghan elements at five specific points inside Iranian territory who can be used against Taliban by Iran any time.
THIS IS THE FIRST OF TWO EDITORIALS BEING RELEASED FOR BROADCAST OCTOBER 5, 1998.
ALTHOUGH A BRUTAL CIVIL WAR CONTINUES, ABOUT NINETY PERCENT OF AFGHANISTAN IS NOW OCCUPIED BY THE TALEBAN. IN AREAS UNDER ITS CONTROL, THE TALEBAN HAS
Hekmatyar for grand anti-Taliban front
TEHRAN: Gulbadin Hekmatyar has called for the formation of a grand anti-Taliban alliance.
In an interview with the daily Iran Times, the former Afghan Prime Minister and chief of his own faction of Hezb-e-Islami, Engineer Hekmatyar said that differences in Taliban's ranks are increasing day by day. He said that with the
Pakistan, Iran agreed on close contact on Afghanistan
NEW YORK: Pakistan and Iran have discussed matters relating to Afghan crisis and agreed to stay on regular contact on the important issue, an official statement said on Thursday.
Minister holds West responsible for Afghan imbroglio
By Our Staff Correspondent
LONDON, Oct 1: Information minister Mushahid Hussain has said that the West is responsible for the current political instability in the South Asian region by walking out of Afghanistan after the end of the Cold War and leaving Pakistan to suffer for their sins..
By HASAN KHAN
PESHAWAR - It is over relationship with the Pakhto language and literature that we are denied of our due rights in every field. Unfortunately this language, despite having an attachment to one of the oldest cultures of the world and a rich literature, has not been given that much place and attention that it deserves.
Frontier Post Report
PESHAWAR - Afghanistan Human Rights Commission was formed by the Afghans living in Peshawar on Thursday.
This was announced by the newly elected chairman of the commission, Lal Gul, while addressing a press conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Thursday.
Getting round the Taliban
By Suzanne Goldenberg
KABUL: Two years after the most cosmopolitan and modern of Afghan cities fell to the warriors who swept out of the deserts to the south, Kabul's one million citizens have learnt to live with the Taliban and a moral code that owes as much to Pathan tradition as to religion.
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