More clashes in Afghanistan
Aug 22 (BBC News) -- The opposition Northern Alliance in Afghanistan says Taleban forces have attacked its fighters in the village of Baharak.
Calm prevails at Afghan war fronts
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Reports from Afghanistan speak of calm at the war fronts.
The spokesman of the United Front, Habeel told Radio Tehran that the battle fronts remained normal during the last twenty four hours and there was
Afghanistan safe haven for terrorist groups: US
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The United States has said that violence has turned Afghanistan into a safe haven for one of the world most notorious terrorist groups, Al-Qaida where it is openly welcomed.
Afghans can't bear more economic sanctions-report
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (Reuters) - A U.N. report on the impact of Security Council economic sanctions on war-shattered Afghanistan said on Tuesday that Afghans could not bear any more such shock, but many would support an arms embargo.
UN official in Afghanistan blasts sanctions as unfair
By RODOLFO A. WINDHAUSEN
UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The chief U.N. envoy to Afghanistan has strongly criticized sanctions imposed by the Security Council over the ruling Taliban regime's refusal to return reputed international terrorist
Full text of UNOCHA report:
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Date: 22 Aug 2000
United Nations concludes sanctions study in Afghanistan The population of Afghanistan is highly vulnerable and has little capacity to cope with any further economic shocks. This was stated in a report on
Azadi Afghan Radio Editorial on UNOCHA Report
True that the people of Afghanistan cannot bear more economic hardship. They are living at bare minimum subsistence levels. But who's at fault? those who claim to rule but cannot rule legitimately for a myriad of reasons, or those who want to establish a better system
Maleeha briefs Centcom chief on Kashmir, Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (August 23) : Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Dr Maleeha Lodhi called on the new commander of the US Central Command (Centcom), Gen. Tommy R. Franks and briefed him the regional
Islamist gunmen 100 km from capital Tashkent-source
TASHKENT, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Up to 200 Islamist gunmen who entered Uzbekistan last weekend have advanced to within 100 kms (62 miles) of the capital Tashkent, a government source said on Wednesday.
Report: Bin Laden Group Growing
By BARRY SCHWEID
WASHINGTON (AP) - The terror network headed by multimillionaire Saudi-born fugitive Osama bin Laden is steadily eclipsing Iran and other Middle East countries in sponsoring terrorist attacks, Congress' research arm reports.
Ulema assure support to Taliban
By our correspondent
KARACHI: Ulema have assured the Afghan government to start sending relief goods to Afghanistan in case the United Nations imposed further sanctions. Dr Abdul Razzaq Iskandar, Mufti Nizamuddin Shamzai, Mufti Muhammad Jameel Khan and Maulana Imdadullah gave this assurance
Zahir Shah not interested in grabbing power: Envoy
PESHAWAR - Abdul Qadeer Imam, member of the proposed Loya Jirga, sponsored by former Afghan King, has said that Zahir Shah had never intended to grab power through the traditional way of solving the national problems of Afghan nation.
Hamas Leader Denies Bin Laden Link
By IBRAHIM BARZAK
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The leader of a militant Islamic group has denied Israel's claim that he has ties to Osama bin Laden and accused Israeli authorities of spreading lies.
Not His Son's Keeper
Man Disinherited for Allegedly Working Against Bin Laden
By Rahimullah Yusufzai
P E S H A W A R, Pakistan. Aug. 22 - In an unusual case, a man in Pakistan's Malakand tribal agency publicly disinherited his son after accusing him of assisting the Americans in their as-yet unsuccessful attempts to capture
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