Taleban recapture lost territory in Afghanistan
07:27 a.m. Aug 22, 1999 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (Reuters) - After three days of counterattacks, Afghanistan's ruling Taleban have regained most the territory lost to opposition forces earlier this week, an independent Afghan news agency reported on
Afghan Leader Denies Involvement in Alleged New "Transitional Government" Plan
WASHINGTON, August 22, 1999 - (AAR) - Haji Abdul Qadeer, a leader of the anti-Taliban United Front alliance and former Governor of the eastern province of Ningarhar, Saturday strongly denied Pakistani press reports
Afghan airline says US action not hitting flights
06:43 a.m. Aug 22, 1999 Eastern
DUBAI, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Operations of Afghanistan's national airline Ariana remain uninterrupted almost two weeks after the United States froze $500,000 of the airline's assets, an
Afghan Scholar Offers $113 Reward For Clinton
04:08 a.m. Aug 22, 1999 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - An Afghan scholar has offered a reward equal to $113 for the head of President Clinton, an independent Afghan news agency reported Sunday.
Afghan opposition reports gains
Reports from Afghanistan say there has been more fighting in the northeast of the country.
BBC's William Reeve in Kabul: The unexpected always seems to happen in this war
Taliban willing to discuss Osama expulsion
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's dominant Taliban Saturday said they are willing to discuss with the United States the issue of the expulsion of Osama bin Laden, saying differences could be settled through talks.
Taliban vow to protect Osama
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A senior leader of the ruling Taliban in Afghanistan has vowed to continue to provide shelter to Osama bin Laden, reports VOA.
Rabbani writes to UN about Taliban's scorched earth policy
TEHRAN (NNI): The former Afghan President, Professor Rabbani has sent a letter to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan complaining about lukewarm response of the world body towards scorched earth policy of Taliban, reports Radio Tehran
<>Fazal urges UN to stop US
TURBAT (NNI): Jamiatulma-e-Islam Chief Maulana Fazalur Rahman Saturday said that the United Nations should take immediate notice of 'the US terrorism all over the world, especially against the developing and under
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