Afghan opposition gain ground, as Taliban take hundreds hostage
Sun 25 Oct 98 - 16:05 GMT
ANDARAB, Afghanistan, Oct 25 (AFP) - The Afghan opposition gained more ground in the northeast Sunday reaching the town of Imam Saheb on the border with Tadjikistan, as villagers elsewhere say the Taliban have taken hundreds of civilian hostages.
islamic united front captures parts of kunduz province tehran, oct. 25, irna -- the forces of the afghanistan islamic government's defense minister, ahmad shah masood captured saturday the 'imam saheb' governorship in kunduz
U.N. Envoy Visits the Emirates
Sunday, October 25, 1998; 8:42 a.m. EST
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A U.N. envoy briefed the president of the Emirates on Sunday about efforts to ensure peace between Afghanistan's Taliban rulers and Iran, the Emirates News Agency reported.
UAE backs U.N. efforts to resolve Iran-Taleban row
05:17 p.m Oct 24, 1998 Eastern
ABU DHABI, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates, one of only three states to recognise the Afghan Taleban government, on Saturday expressed support for U.N. efforts to ease tensions between the Islamic militia and Iran.
Iran, Russia sending landmines, says Omar
The News: jang
By our correspondent
PESHAWAR: Taleban leader Mulla Mohammad Omar has accused Iran and Russia of sending a huge quantity of landmines, along with other weapons to the anti-Taleban forces in Afghanistan. In a statement issued in Kandhar on
Afghan Taleban Seeks Evidence Against Bin Laden
12:45 p.m. Oct 25, 1998 Eastern
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban Islamic movement invited outsiders Sunday to give the country's supreme court any evidence that Saudi Arabian exile Osama Bin Laden was guilty of terrorism.
Technology Is Bad. Visit Our Web Site.
The New York Times
October 25, 1998
The Taliban hard-liners who rule most of Afghanistan are arguably the world's most vociferous enemies of modern technology. When they aren't busy enforcing the rules that prohibit females from leaving their homes unveiled or
Excavating Pakhtun origin __ II
For part one click here
Frontier Post (Article)
Origin as traced by modern scholars
They are of the view that there might have been some settlements of the Jews in the area in 800 BC or so; similarly, some remnants of the Aryans might have been left in the inaccessible mountains in days of yore; and that there did exist
Buddhas of Bamiyan & western propaganda
Frontier Post (Articles)
Jan Mohammad Butt
I thought long and hard how to start this article. I could find no more appropriate words than a verse of the Quran:
Those who have disbelieved among the People of the Book do not like the fact that something good has been revealed to you from the Lord... (2:105)
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