Taleban get student reinforcements
Taleban reinforcements are moving to the frontline
By Rahimullah Yusufzai in Peshawar
Religious madrasas or seminaries in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province are being closed to enable their Afghan students to return home.
Afghani opposition accuse Taliban of massacring up to 300 villagers
KABUL, Aug 9 (AFP) - The Afghani opposition on Monday accused the ruling Taliban of massacring hundreds of villagers in territory north of Kabul captured and occupied for three days last week.
Taliban vow to continue war
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have vowed to continue the war against the Afghan opposition terming them rebels.
Heavy fighting on Afghan-Tajik border
Monday, August 09, 1999 5:02 AM EST
ABU DHABI, August 9 (Itar-Tass) - Armed units of the Islamic Taliban movement suffered a serious defeat at the front north of Kabul. After inflicting the defeat on the Taliban, Ahmad Shah Masood, the commander of the forces of
Sher Khan Bandar falls to Afghan opposition
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Anti-Taliban northern alliance has claimed retaking the strategic Sher Khan Bandar from the Taliban.
Mujaddedi's departure fuels speculation
PESHAWAR - Former Afghan president Sibghatullah Mujaddedi has left Islamabad for an unknown destination following his reported statements that Pakistan was backing Taliban in their summer offensive against opposition.
No Pak troops in Afghanistan: FO
QUETTA (NNI): Foreign Office spokesman Tariq Altaf Sunday categorically denied Pakistan had any troops in the neighbouring Afghanistan.
Foreign military support to Taliban intolerable: US Congressman
WASHINGTON (NNI): A US Congressman Dena Rorabaker has strongly condemned ruling Taliban in Afghanistan for initiating latest round of fighting against the oppositions.
U.S. No Closer to Nabbing bin Laden
By Kathy Gannon
Associated Press Writer
Monday, August 9, 1999; 2:25 a.m. EDT
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- One year after terrorist bombs ravaged its embassies in Kenya and Tanzania and killed 224 people, the United States is no closer to arresting the man it believes masterminded the attacks.
'Taliban agreed to Osama's trial in Saudi Arabia'
The News: Jang
By Amir Mateen
WASHINGTON: The Taliban had almost sold out Osama Bin Laden to be tried in an Islamic court in Saudi Arabia last year. The deal was struck by Saudi Intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal, who later led
US fears another imminent attack from Bin Laden
WASHINGTON (NNI): A US official has feared that Osama bin Laden will very soon launch another attacks against the United States, reports VOA.
Taliban team in NWFP to seek reinforcements
By AIMAL KHAN
PESHAWAR __ Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia has approached deeni madarass (religious institutions) in the NWFP for reinforcements to fight a resurrected opposition Northern Alliance.
Taliban did not ask for reinforcements
ISLAMABAD - Despite facing reverses and setbacks on the battlefront, Afghanistan's ruling Taliban have not asked religious schools in neighbouring Pakistan to send in students to reinforce their ranks, administrator of a madrassa
No help in get-Osama operation: FO
Involvement in Afghanistan denied
QUETTA - Federal Minister for Information Mushahid Hussain Syed has claimed that Nawaz government's successful diplomatic policy has drawn the world attention to the Indian atrocities against Kashmiris in the occupied valley.
JUI rally near Gwadar port on Aug 19
DI KHAN (NNI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) will hold a rally near Gwadar port on August 19 as a mark of protest against the possible U.S strikes on Afghanistan and “the presence of the US flett near Gwadar.”
India actively involved in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (APP)-Ch. Muhammad Sarwar Khan, Chairman, Kashmir Committee said on Sunday that India is actively involved in Afghanistan, providing all types of assistance to anti-Taliban forces. India is not only providing
Iran urges Pakistan to convince Taliban for peace talks
TEHRAN (NNI): Iran has asked Pakistan to convince Taliban to get to negotiating table for the settlement of the Afghan conflict and end of bloodshed in Afghanistan, reports Radio Tehran.
OIC calls for ceasefire in Afghanistan
The News: Jang
RIYADH: The Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) called on the warring parties in Afghanistan on Sunday to stop fighting and return to the negotiating table under the auspices of the United Nations.
time for action against taliban, says daily
tehran, aug. 9, irna -- despite the fact that iran has done its duty of writing letters to the u.n. and world bodies briefing all over the taliban's continued ignorance of international laws and having seen no action till date, it is time to redres
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