Opposition Hits Kabul With Rockets
Thursday, May 6, 1999; 9:55 a.m. EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Opposition forces in Afghanistan fired a barrage of rockets into the capital Thursday, rattling northern neighborhoods. There were no immediate reports of casualties, said doctors and witnesses.
Opposition Forces Move Towards Baghlan
Thursday, May 06, 1999 3:38 AM EST
ABU DHABI -- Ahmad Shah Masood's troops successfully advancing in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan from the strategic mountain pass Salang towards the city of Baghlan. Spokesman for the anti-Taliban coalition Abdullah said the
INTERVIEW-Sky is now no limit for Afghan airline
11:02 p.m. May 05, 1999 Eastern
By Andrew Hill
KABUL, May 6 (Reuters) - Like most airline executives, the head of Afghanistan's Ariana national carrier sits behind a big desk adorned with a model aircraft in the national livery.
Hizbe Wahdat Akbari denies alliance with Shiite Afghan groups
WASHINGTON (NNI): Hizbe Wahdat Akbari has denied reports of entering into alliance with Harkate Islami and Hizbe Wahdat Khalili group, reports VOA.
Taliban, AI official discuss human rights situation
ISLAMABAD (NNI): An official of the Amnesty International Abbas Faiz has discussed human rights issue with the Taliban officials in New York.
Two highways to connect Afghan, Pak cities
KARACHI (May 6) : The Taleban government has plans to construct two main highways connecting Kandahar and Kabul to Chaman and Torkham in Pakistan for facilitating smooth transportation between the two countries. This was
UN Food Programme: Afghan refugees feel Kosovo impact
ANDREW HILL NEW YORK (May 6) : The Kosovo conflict is being felt far from the Balkans. Each wave of frightened people fleeing the Yugoslav province may mean less Western cash for millions of Afghan refugees and other victims of
Iran, Pakistan to Discuss Gas Pipeline Project
ISLAMABAD (May 6) XINHUA - A high level delegation from Iran arrived here Thursday for detailed discussions on a proposed gas pipeline linking Iran and Pakistan, official sources said.
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