Taliban say religion halted overnight retaliation against Iran
Sat 03 Oct 98 - 10:46 GMT
KABUL, Oct 3 (AFP) - Taliban authorities decided on religious grounds not to react to last night's "incursion" of Afghan air space by Iranian fighter jets, the militia's foreign ministry said Saturday.
Iran denies violating Afghanistan's airspace
07:04 a.m. Oct 03, 1998 Eastern
TEHRAN, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday denied charges by Afghanistan's Taleban Islamic militia that Iranian warplanes had violated Afghani air space.
Afghan cholera epidemic thwarted by joint campaign
Sat 03 Oct 98 - 13:07 GMT
KABUL, Oct 3 (AFP) - A joint campaign by Taliban authorities, UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) had thwarted the outbreak of a cholera epidemic this summmer, health officials here said Saturday.
U.N. envoy Brahimi in UAE for Afghan mission-paper
04:09 a.m. Oct 03, 1998 Eastern
DUBAI, Oct 3 (Reuters) - A United Nations special envoy is visiting the United Arab Emirates ahead of his latest mission to discuss the crisis in war-torn Afghanistan, a UAE newspaper said on Saturday.
Pakistan urges Iran, Taleban to exercuse restraint
07:39 a.m. Oct 03, 1998 Eastern
By Tahir Ikram
ISLAMABAD, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Pakistan urged Afghanistan's Taleban militia on Saturday to speed up its probe into the killing of nine Iranian diplomats which has led to severe tension between the Taleban and Iran.
Osama real bone of contention between Taliban and S.Arab: Report
PESHAWAR: Relations between Saudi Arabia and the Taliban-led Afghan government have further deteriorated over the issue of Osama-bin-Laden and Saudi newspapers have started criticizing the Taliban and their leader Mulla Muhammad Omar.
Frontier Post (Article)
The last few weeks and months have seen a surge in propaganda directed at the Islamic Taliban militia, which now controls approximately 95% of Afghanistan.
Preventing Iran-Taliban showdown
Frontier Post (Editorial)
An Iranian commander has claimed that he can crush the Taliban in two days, stepping up the rhetoric as Tehran pursues diplomatic efforts to isolate the hardline militia in Afghanistan. 'If the great commander-in-chief issues an order, the
Iran Recalls Envoys From Pakistan
Saturday, October 3, 1998; 9:38 a.m. EDT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran has recalled its diplomats from Pakistan because of fears for their safety, another indication that relations between the two neighbors are deteriorating.
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