Taliban capture more areas in southern Afghanistan: report
Sun 27 Sep 98 - 15:34 GMT
ISLAMABAD, Sept 27 (AFP) - Taliban troops Sunday captured several towns in southwestern Ghazni province after brief fighting with forces of the opposition Hezb-i-Wahdat faction, Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) said.
Taleban claim capturing Panjaab district
Deny giving Afghan nationality to Osama
The News: Jang
ISLAMABAD: The Taleban on Saturday consolidated their gains in Bamiyan province by capturing another important Shia stronghold in central Afghanistan, the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported.
Taliban send 4,000 volunteers to Iranian border
Sun 27 Sep 98 - 09:57 GMT
KABUL, Sept 27 (AFP) - Taliban militia chiefs have sent a further 4,000 volunteer troops to Afghanistan's western borders where Iran has launched an intensive military build-up, Radio Shariat reported Sunday.
Afghan refugees killed in Iran
Sunday, September 27, 1998 Published at 15:42 GMT 16:42 UK
Afghan refugees working in Iran are being beaten up and even killed as tension between the neighbouring countries intensifies, according to Iranian officials
Afghan's Health Care System Ailing
By Kathy Gannon
Associated Press Writer
Sunday, September 27, 1998; 11:43 a.m. EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Even a minor illness can be fatal in today's Afghanistan.
Most humanitarian aid groups have pulled out of the beleaguered capital of Kabul rather than heed an order from the ruling Taliban religious army to move into abandoned university dormitories.
France welcomes Saudi measures against Taliban
Sun 27 Sep 98 - 07:34 GMT
DUBAI, Sept 27 (AFP) - France welcomes the expulsion of the Taliban's charge d'affaires from Saudi Arabia, Foreign Minister Hubert Vedrine said in remarks published Sunday.
Taliban chief warns of punishment for prayer errors
Sun 27 Sep 98 - 07:27 GMT
KABUL, Sept 27 (AFP) - Taliban leader Mulla Mohammad Omar on Sunday warned that Afghan citizens failing to correctly recite Islamic prayers after the expiry of a six-month moratorium would be punished, Radio Shariat reported.
Into the Land of the Taliban
From Kabul to Kandahar, Militia Inspires Devotion -- and Fear
By Pamela Constable
Washington Post Foreign Service
Sunday, September 27, 1998; Page A01
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan-"Are you sure you want to take the risk?" The Pakistani border official, about to stamp the exit visa, stops with his hand in midair. "Those people are not educated. They may act before they think.
Taleban execute criminals under Islamic law
KABUL: The Taleban authorities Saturday publicly executed two criminals at Kabul stadium under the Islamic laws enforced in the country, Afghan official news agency Bakhtar reports.
Pak calls for world community engagement with Taliban
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Saturday called for world community's engagement to bring Afghanistan's dominant Taliban in mainstream of international community.
Pakistan lauds Iran's desire to settle dispute with Afghanistan
The News: Jang
By Shakil Shaikh
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has appreciated Iran's desire to resolve its dispute with Afghanistan by using diplomatic means. Briefing newsmen here Saturday, spokesman of the Foreign Office, Tariq Altaf, said the UN envoy on
Afghanistan surpasses Myanmar in poppy cultivation: UN report
The News: Jang
NEW YORK: The opium production and export has been slashed this year mainly due to bad weather and tension with Iran, according to a new survey report of the United Nations. The UN Drug Control Programme estimated
Switching of loyalty prevented bloodshed in Bamiyan
By Behroz Khan
The News: Jang
PESHAWAR: The switch over of loyalties by top military commanders and their lieutenants affiliated with the Shia Hezb-i-Wahdat to the Sunni-dominated Taliban Islamic Movement is believed to be instrumental in preventing further revenge killings in northern and central Afghanistan.
Taliban to establish ties with other states
__ say Osama not involved in bombing
By M.T. ALAM
PESHAWAR - The Qandahar-based Taliban administration has, for the first time, hinted at establishing diplomatic relations with the rest of the world except Israel
Second death anniversary of Afghan president
*Dr Najib was symbol of Afghan unity:Widow
Frontier Post Report
SEPTEMBER 27, 1998 SUNDAY
PESHAWAR - Fattana Najibullah, wife of the former Afghan President, Dr. Najibullah, has said that her husband, was a true patriot and he stood for the real independence, unity and solidarity of Afghanistan. In a message released
The Iranian attempt to isolate Pakistan in the world community
Frontier Post (Article)
It is amazing to see how deeply Afghanistan's neighbours are involved in her 20-year-old civil war. Wars always have winners and losers, and it is intended, in simple terms, to create masters and slaves. Though it is obvious that the
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