Taliban claim opposition assault foiled in north of Kabul
Sun 02 May 99 - 14:42 GMT
KABUL, May 2 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban militia have repulsed an overnight attack by supporters of opposition commander Ahmad Shah Masood on frontlines north of Kabul, militia commanders said Sunday.
INTERVIEW-Clinton unfit to criticise, say Taleban
10:48 p.m. May 01, 1999 Eastern
By Andrew Hill
KABUL, May 2 (Reuters) - A senior figure in the Taleban's religious police said that President Bill Clinton's sexual misconduct with Monica Lewinsky disqualified him from criticising the movement's human rights record.
Pak border closure not affecting food supplies to Kabul
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The closure of the Pakistani border to restrict smuggling has not affected food supplies to Afghan capital Kabul, UN said on Saturday.
CIA fears Osama may use biological weapons
From SIKANDER HAYAT
ISLAMABAD - The American CIA is gravely concerned at the serious prospect that the Afghanistan-based Saudi dissident, Osama bin Laden, may use chemical or biological weapons.
'Osama looking for asylum in Somalia'
The News: Jang
DUBAI: Osama bin Laden is seeking asylum in Somalia because of a falling-out with his present hosts, Afghanistan's Taliban militia, the Arab daily Al-Sharq Al-Awsat said on Saturday. Citing London-based sources, it said
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