Afghan opposition says captures key Taleban area
KABUL, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Afghan opposition forces led by commander Ahmad Shah Masood on Saturday said they captured some strategic areas from the ruling Taleban movement in the east of the country after heavy fighting.
Taliban call for recognition on Independence Day
KABUL, Aug 18 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban regime on Friday called for international recognition as it celebrated the country's 81st independence anniversary with a show of military muscle.
Taliban Fail to Capture Taliqan
Office of The Islamic State of Afghanistan in, Washington DC
August 17: Repeated attacks by the Taliban to capture Taliqan, the provincial capital of Takhar Province, were foiled by the forces of the Islamic State of
Foreign interference stumbling block in Afghan peace: Rabbani
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The deposed Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani has said that direct foreign interference is the stumbling block in the way of restoration of peace and tranquility in the war-ravaged Afghanistan.
Afghan Taleban reports end of Olympic suspension
KABUL, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The IOC has ended a suspension of Afghan Olympic chiefs by inviting representatives of the ruling Taleban movement to attend the Sydney Olympics next month, a Taleban minister said on Friday.
Afghan refugees easiest prey to herion in Peshawar, Quetta: report
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan refugees in Peshawar and Quetta have fallen to herion addiction passing miserable lives on the streets of two cities, says a UNDCP report on Friday.
UN welcomes lifting of Taliban ban on women-run bakeries
United Nations, New York, Aug. 19, IRNA -- The United Nations' top humanitarian official today welcomed the Taliban decision to reopen UN-supported bakeries in Kabul, but expressed her continued concern over an edict banning
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