Taliban ready to put Bin Laden on trial: report
Wed 07 Oct 98 - 11:36 GMT
CAIRO, Oct 7 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban militia is ready to put on trial Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden, who is accused by the United States of masterminding deadly anti-US attacks, the Arabic daily Al-Hayat reported Wednesday.
Taliban offers to stem heroin tide in return for UN recognition
Wed 07 Oct 98 - 08:38 GMT
KABUL, Oct 7 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban leader said Wednesday the movement would "seriously prevent" opium cultivation in return for the recognition of its government by the United Nations.
Iran won't rule out use of force against Taliban
Wed 07 Oct 98 - 08:28 GMT
TEHRAN, Oct 7 (AFP) - Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi refused on Wednesday to rule out the possible use of force against the Taliban Islamic militia in Afghanistan, but said diplomacy was the priority.
Taliban ban tailors from taking women's measurements
Wed 07 Oct 98 - 07:04 GMT
KABUL, Oct 7 (AFP) - Afghanistan's hardline Taliban have banned tailors from taking women's measurements, Radio Shariat said Wednesday.
Voice of America
INTRO: THE UNITED NATIONS DRUGS AGENCY SAYS THE TALEBAN SHOULD ADHERE TO A COMMITMENT MADE A YEAR AGO AND DEMONSTRATE IT CAN CUTOPIUM PRODUCTION IN
Execution of Saudi national denied
The News: Jang
By our correspondent
PESHAWAR: Afghanistan's ruling Taleban have denied reports that a Saudi national was caught and executed for his involvement in a plot to capture or assassinate Osama bin Laden. Mulla Saeedur Rahman Haqqani, acting Afghan
Taliban poised to storm Masood's stronghold
By AIMAL KHAN
PESHAWAR - Against the backdrop of tense calm in war-weary Afghanistan, the Taliban militia and forces loyal to battle-hardened Ahmad Shah Masood are busy making hectic preparations for a major show-down.
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