Afghan opposition prepare new attack
Sat 24 Oct 98 - 15:08 GMT
YOUCH, Afghanistan, Oct 24 (AFP) - The Afghan opposition is preparing to attack the town of Khenjan in the north, frontline sources said Saturday, adding the Taliban defenders might abandon the town without a fight.
Taleban ban mines, challenge foes to do same
11:44 a.m. Oct 24, 1998 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taleban movement said on Saturday that it would outlaw the use of mines by its fighters and challenged its opposition foes to do the same.
Hekmatyar accuses foreign firms for war in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: Former Afghan Prime Minister and Chief of Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbaddin Hekmatyar has said that the current civil war in Afghanistan has been imposed on the Afghans by outside forces including the international oil and gas companies.
Taliban-UN sign security agreement
ISLAMABAD: The United Nations and the Taliban signed an agreement Friday that has made the student militia responsible for the security of UN personnel in Afghanistan.
Masood frees 50 Taleban prisoners
The News: Jang
By Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR : Former defence minister of Afghanistan Ahmad Shah Masood has freed 50 Taleban prisoners after the mediation by a Saudi Arabia-based Afghan trader, Syed Jalal.
Excavating Pakhtun origin
Frontier Post (Articles)
Between South Asia, Central Asia and the Iranian plateau of Sijistan lies a triangular shaped territory studded by bare and barren mountains covering an area of approximately 250,000 sq. miles.
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