Taliban launch attack to recapture key northern valley
Sat 22 May 99 - 11:18 GMT
KABUL, May 22 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban militia Saturday launched an attack to eject supporters of the rival Northern Alliance from the strategic valley of Dare Soof in the northern province of Samangan, the
Harrakat e Islami e Afghanistan
Herat and Bamiyan
Reports of Taleban atrocities against the Shiites (namely Hazaras) have continued in the province with further executions of so-called opposition figures yesterday.
Taliban warns Iran against further plots
Sat 22 May 99 - 09:23 GMT
KABUL, May 22 (AFP) - The ruling Taliban administration Saturday urged Iran to stop meddling in Afghan affairs and warned any future plots would be quashed.
Afghan opposition seeks UN probe on Taliban crackdown
Sat 22 May 99 - 10:57 GMT
KABUL, May 22 (AFP) - Afghanistan's opposition Saturday urged the United Nations to investigate alleged massacres of minority ethnic Hazaras following a bloody crackdown on dissent by the ruling Taliban.
Taliban restored peace in Bamiyan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan dominant Taliban have restored complete peace in the central town of Bamiyan after they re-took this central Afghan town on May 9, Sahaar News Agency reported on Friday.
Pakistan to rebuild stretch of major Afghan highway
Sat 22 May 99 - 13:07 GMT
ISLAMABAD, May 22 (AFP) - Pakistan will help rehabilitate a 10-kilometer strech of the dilapidated Jalalabad-Kabul road in Afghanistan under an agreement signed here Saturday, officials said.
UN staff returns from Mazar-i-Sharif
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A team of the United Nations international staff has returned from the northern Afghan town of Mazar-I-Sharif, the first visit in one and half year, a UN spokesperson said on Friday.
Taliban foils bid to capture Herat:Opposition claims Shiites
By AIMAL KHAN
PESHAWAR - Afghanistan's Taliban rulers Friday claimed that they had foiled an Iran-backed plot to capture the strategic Herat city and had killed 50 opposition infiltrators besides rounding up hundreds others during an operation.
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