Arab Fighters Said Sent to Chechnya
By KATHY GANNON
HIZARAK, Afghanistan (AP) - Suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden sent 400 Arab fighters to the Russian breakaway republic of Chechnya with explosives and weapons to help the war against Russian forces, a military instructor in his
Afghan Taliban number two leaves for medical check in Pakistan
KABUL, Aug 29 (AFP) - The second highest ranking member ofÝAfghanistan's ruling Taliban militia, Mulla Mohammad Rabbani, left Tuesday for a medical check-up in neighbouring Pakistan, officials said.
Bin Laden still financing Chechen rebels
MOSCOW, Aug 28 (South Nexus) -- Exiled Saudi millionaire Osama bin Laden is still financing Chechen rebels in Russia's breakaway southern republic, according to the Russian army headquarters, quoted by the Interfax news agency on Saturday.
United Front captures two districts in eastern Afghanistan
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IRNA) -- The United Islamic Front of Afghanistan captured two districts from Taliban forces in the eatsern Laghman province.
Sanctions hitting Taliban hard
WASHINGTON-The existing economic sanctions against Afghanistan is having a " tangible negative effect" on the Taliban led country, UN Relief Coordinator has said in a report submitted to Secretary General Kofi Annan. A mid-August survey conducted by the relief officials said the sanctions
Prominent Taliban commander, Mulla Abdul Razzaq Akhund dies
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IRNA) -- Prominent Taliban commander, Mulla Abdul Razzaq Akhund, who was the security chief of Kabul till recently, died in a Kabul hospital, Afghan sources claimed on Monday.
14 children die in Afghan cholera outbreak
KABUL, Aug 28 (AFP) - A serious outbreak of cholera has killed 14 children in the past two weeks in an embattled region of northern Afghanistan, health officials said Monday.
Iran to deploy elite police on Afghan border to stop drugs flow
TEHRAN, Aug 28 (AFP) - Iran will deploy special security forces along its border with Afghanistan in a bid to prevent drug traffickers from entering the country, the official IRNA news agency reported Monday.
Rawa asks West to expel terrorists F.P. Report - 8/28/00
Peshawar - The Revolutionary Association of the Women Afghanistan (RAWA) has called upon the Government of Islamic Republic of Iran and the western countries in general to extradite all the former Khalqis, Parchmais and
Security Council addresses hot mail for Kabul Taliban
AUGUST 28, 2000 - Frontier Post Editorial
Once again the Security Council of the United Nations finds it incumbent upon itself to take notice of the prevailing situation in the Taliban controlled Afghanistan. Any reasonable Afghan citizen would feel
Refugee hits back at terror claims
29.08.2000 - By SCOTT INGLIS - New Zealand
A man implicated in a possible plot to target the Lucas Heights nuclear reactor in Sydney insists he is not a terrorist but a law-abiding Afghan refugee.
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