UN Security Council Slaps Arms Embargo on Afghanistan's Taliban
United Nations, Dec. 19 (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations Security Council imposed an arms embargo and tightened other sanctions on Afghanistan's ruling Taliban for refusing to hand over wanted Saudi extremist Osama bin Laden.
UN Council imposes new sanctions against Taliban
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday imposed an arms embargo and other sanctions on Afghanistan's Taliban rulers until
UN imposes tough sanctions on Taleban - BBC
The United Nations Security Council has imposed a new range of sanctions on Afghanistan's Taleban rulers.
UN: Afghans Must Surrender Bin Laden
Story Filed: Tuesday, December 19, 2000 5:36 PM EST
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Security Council voted Tuesday to impose broad sanctions on Afghanistan's Taliban rulers unless they close ``terrorist'' training camps and surrender U.S. embassy bombing suspect Osama bin Laden.
Afghan Taliban chief Omar: "commander of the faithful"
Wednesday, December 20 6:49 AM SGT
KABUL, Dec 20 (AFP) - Mullah Mohammad Omar, the founder and leader of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban milita, is a battle-hardened recluse and self-proclaimed protector of Islam.
Osama bin Laden: Wanted terrorist, Islamic hero
KABUL, Dec 20 (AFP) - Millionaire Saudi dissident and indicted terrorist Osama bin Laden is proving a very difficult "guest" of the Taliban Islamic militia which rules Afghanistan
UN Council set to impose arms ban against Taliban
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The United States and Russia prepared on Tuesday to put to a vote in the U.N. Security Council measures that would impose an arms embargo and other sanctions on Afghanistan's Taliban
Mideast bid may stay Clinton's hand on Bin Laden
By Paul Taylor, Diplomatic Editor
LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - President Bill Clinton's bid for a last-ditch Middle East peace accord before his term expires may dissuade him from launching a fresh cruise missile strike on Afghanistan over an attack on a U.S. navy ship, diplomats say.
Pak Urges U.N. to Reconsider Imposing Additional Sanctions on Taliban
ISLAMABAD (Dec. 19) XINHUA - Pakistan on Tuesday urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to reconsider the additional sanctions to be imposed on Afghan Taliban Militia.
Former Afghan king hails Saudi efforts for patch up among warring factions
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Former King of Afghanistan Zahir Shah has paid tributes to Saudi government for its effort to solve the Afghan crises and he said that Saudi efforts for a patch up between the warring Afghan groups did not stop for even for a while.
Afghanistan's Taleban urged to release BBC worker
ISLAMABAD, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Reporters Sans Frontieres urged Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement on Tuesday to unconditionally release an arrested Afghan employee of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Kabul.
Americansí anti-Taliban stand aims at maintaining presence in Gulf
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban Monday blasted Washington for taking the whole Afghan nation hostage for one-person Osama bin Laden, saying Americansí hostilities against Taliban are aimed at justifying their troopsí presence in the Gulf.
India, Pakistan Remain US Concern
By ASHOK SHARMA
NEW DELHI, India (AP) - A year ago, George W. Bush couldn't name the leader of India or Pakistan when faced with a reporter's pop quiz during the campaign.
The Taliban and Shariah
Monday, 18-Dec-2000 - Frontier Post
ISLAMABAD - Since the arrival of Islam to the two sides of the Hindukush mountainsover 1300 years ago, Afghanistan has always been, and will always remain, an Islamic country.
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