The Washington Times
May 23, 1999, Sunday, Final Edition
SECTION: PART B; COMMENTARY; Pg. B3
Beyond Marx and mullahs
War continues to tear Afghanistan. The Pakistani-supported radical Taliban recently refused to attend a United Nations sponsored reconciliation meeting. There seems no end to the 18-year humanitarian agony of the Afghan
2 Taliban commanders defected to opposition
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Two prominent Taliban commanders along with their 150 men defected to the Afghan opposition alliance in Samangan province on Saturday, an opposition spokesman said.
Iran rejects Taliban charge it mounted incursion into Afghanistan
Sun 23 May 99 - 13:56 GMT
TEHRAN, May 23 (AFP) - Iran on Sunday rejected accusations by the Taliban militia that it mounted a military incursion into western Afghanistan two weeks ago.
Afghan opposition calls for refugees' protection
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Afghan opposition has asked international community to ensure protection to the refugees returning to Afghanistan from the neighbouring countries. Pakistan, Afghanistan sign agreement for road construction
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan and Afghan government has signed an agreement in Islamabad for the construction of road between the eastern town of Jalalabad and capital Kabul, officials said on
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