Harrakat e Islami e Afghanistan
1.30pm Kabul Time / 12 May 1999
On late Tuesday afternoon, Alliance forces foiled a major Taliban offensive to the south of the city, in the region known as Haidarabad (adjacent to Bamiyan Airport), managing to inflict heavy losses on the enemy.
Taliban not to allow co-education: CJ
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan ruling Taliban have said they would not allow co-education as there is no justification for such kind of system in Islam.
FEATURE-Commerce crawls out from ruins of Kabul
09:32 p.m May 12, 1999 Eastern
By Andrew Hill
KABUL, May 13 (Reuters) - Two decades of unrelenting warfare have laid waste to Kabul and its economy, but the phoenix of free enterprise is rising from the ashes of the Afghan capital.
Small Steps for Afghan Women
In Need of Foreign Aid and Investment, Taliban Subtly Eases Restrictions
By Pamela Constable
Washington Post Foreign Service
Tuesday, May 11, 1999; Page A13
KABUL, Afghanistan—It is just after dawn, and a chorus of high-pitched murmurs rises as 200 girls huddle on the floor of a mosque, memorizing verses from the Koran. Stern-faced, bearded religious teachers carrying long sticks
Taleban reach airline, gas deals with Turkmenistan
09:40 a.m. May 12, 1999 Eastern
KABUL, May 12 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taleban has agreed to several trade pacts with neighbouring Turkmenistan, the first deals with another country the ruling movement has made since coming to power, a news
Frontier Post (Article)
Pessimism seems to be the fashion of postmodernist age. Afghanistan is one such victim, all sorts of commentators, ranging from column writers of the vernacular press to well-versed academicians are filtering more pessimism to the
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