More rockets strike Kabul as Amnesty investigates massacre claim
Fri 21 May 99 - 07:12 GMT
KABUL, May 21 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Northern Alliance on Friday staged new rocket strikes on Kabul as Amnesty International announced it was investigating an alleged massacre.
Afghan Opposition Accuses Taliban of Purging Shiites in Herat
Story Filed: Friday, May 21, 1999 7:26 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (May 21) XINHUA - The Afghan opposition alliance Friday accused the ruling Taliban of launching ethnic cleansing of Shiites from the western province of Herat, according to a report of News Network International
Taliban says it has crushed Iran-backed plot in Herat
Fri 21 May 99 - 11:11 GMT
ISLAMABAD, May 21 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia said Friday it had crushed an Iranian-backed plot to create turmoil in its western stronghold of Herat, killing eight opponents and arresting 100 others.
Harrakat e Islami e Afghanistan
10.00pm Kabul Time / 21 May 1999
Reports from Alliance commanders in Herat have confirmed accounts that the occupying Taleban militia has commenced a systematic purge of Shiites in Herat City.
Voice of America
THE VOICE OF AMERICA PRESENTS DIFFERING POINTS OF VIEW ON A WIDE VARIETY OF ISSUES. NEXT, AN EDITORIAL EXPRESSING THE POLICIES OF THE UNITED STATES
New Order Rises From Afghan Lair
Taliban Militia Reshapes Warlord's Luxury Base
By Pamela Constable
Washington Post Foreign Service
Friday, May 21, 1999; Page A23
KAYAN, Afghanistan—Hidden deep in the mountains of northeastern Afghanistan, a jolting three-hour journey from the nearest paved road, lie the ruins of a modern monument to megalomania. It is the indulgent creation of a man who
No atrocities committed by Taliban in Bamiyan: claims eyewitness
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have committed no atrocities in the Bamiyan after they re-took this central Afghan town on May 9, said a journalist working for a London-based television network on his return from Bamiyan on Thursday.
Afghanistan rival parties agree to negotiate in Tashkent
Story Filed: Friday, May 21, 1999 3:40 AM EST
ISLAMABAD, May 21 (Itar-Tass) - Delegates of Afghanistan's Taliban movement and of the rival northern alliance will first attend a six plus two meeting planned in Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent.
Voice of America
INTRO: THE UNITED NATIONS SAYS ITS INTERNATIONAL STAFF HAS COMPLETED AN ASSESSMENT MISSION TO THE NORTHERN AFGHAN CITY OF MAZAR-E-SHARIF, THE FIRST
Afghan groups to attend 6+2 group moot in Tashkent
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan groups will participate in the proposed high level meeting of the "six plus two" group meeting in Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan, Foreign Office spokesman said.
Australian aid builds village in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Austria has started construction of a new village in the earthquake-affected district of Shahr-i-Buzurg, located in Afghanistan's north-east province of Badakhshan".
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AIR LAW
Montreal,19 May 1999
On May 10, 1999 International conference on Air Law which began at the Headquarters of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada the conference runs through 28 May. In this conference some
Afghanistan Weekly Update No. 313
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Date: 20 May 1999
The Swedish mission visited Kabul, Faizabad and Peshawar before departing from Islamabad on 13th May. The visit was in preparation for the meeting of the Afghanistan Support Group in Stockholm during June.
Babar owns foreign account, says EB
ISLAMABAD (NNI) - Investigation officials probing into embezzlement of Bait-ul-Maal funds by Major Gen. (Retd) Nasirullah Khan Babar have found startling evidence of his foreign accounts with a deposit of pound sterlin
Afghan opposition rockets kill two in Kabul
08:43 a.m. May 20, 1999 Eastern
KABUL, May 20 (Reuters) - At least two people were killed in an opposition rocket attack on the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, residents said.
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