US Urges Compliance with UN Resolutions, Regrets Taliban Intransigence
Afghan UF Leaders Call for Cooperation with UN While Taliban Pledge More War
Analysts See Pakistani Diplomatic Setback as Double?Edge Sword
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON - Dec. 22, 2000 - AAR Responding to Taliban threats and harsh rhetoric following the United Nations' Security Council decision this week to impose
UN checking out security in Afghanistan ahead of staff return: OCHA
Friday, December 22 9:33 PM SGT
GENEVA, Dec 22 (AFP) - The UN is checking out security measures in Afghanistan to enable the return of its foreign staff who pulled out ahead of new sanctions announced earlier this week, a spokesman said here on Friday.
UN sending back staff to Kabul
Saturday, 23 December 2000 5:15 (ET)
Virtual New York
UN sending back staff to Kabul
By AAMIR SHAH
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Officials at the United Nations Special Mission for Afghanistan said Saturday they may soon start sending back their international
UN plans to return to Afghanistan on Sunday
Business Day Financial Times
ISLAMABAD — Foreign staff with United Nations relief operations plan to return to war-torn Afghanistan on Sunday after pulling out ahead of fresh sanctions announced this week, officials said.
Pakistan Concerned over Pak-Afghan Border Situation
Saturday, December 23, 2000 7:41 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (Dec. 23) XINHUA - A high level meeting held here on Saturday expressed Pakistan's concern over the situation in the Pak-Afghan border areas, calling for international aids for the Afghan refugees.
Pakistani paper invited people to donate for Taliban
Islamabad, Dec 22, IRNA -- In an advertisement, Pakistan's awa-e-Waqt Group of Newspaper on Friday appealed to well-to-do Pakistanis to extend financial support to the Taliban government.
French Groups Says U.N. Sanctions Worsening Situation in Afghanistan
Friday, December 22, 2000 11:57 AM EST
PARIS (Dec. 22) XINHUA - Eight French humanitarian groups said on Friday that the United Nations sanctions against Afghanistan will worsen the humanitarian situation in the country which has already been hit by a severe draught.
UN funding hole threatens refugees
Official predict 1 million people could starve to death
Friday, 22 December, 2000, 12:39 GMT
The United Nations refugee agency has said it needs $44.5 million to help refugees in south-west Asia.
MSF not to withdraw from Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Medicines Sans Frontiers has said that it has not withdrawn staff from Afghanistan rather increased their number because due to the
Afghan opposition for check to arms supply
NEW DELHI (NNI): Afghan opposition has urged the United Nations to put into place machinery to monitor the enforcement of the sanctions, particularly the arms embargo.
<>Osama unhappy over imposed restrictions
PESHAWAR - While the UN is threatening to tighten its sanctions on Kabul administration if it failed to surrender the Saudi dissident to USA
Deeper implications of new sanctions
By Rashed Rahman
FRESH sanctions will kick in against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan within 30 days of the UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution passed on December 19 unless the authorities in Kabul agree to
JUI chief calls for boycotting US goods
By Our Correspondent
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Dec 22: Fazlur Rehman, chief of the Jamiat-i-Ulema-i-Islam (JUI), has appealed to the nation to observe a complete and comprehensive boycott of all US
'Afghanistan Land Mine'
Saturday, December 23, 2000; Page A22
The Washington Post
Frederick Starr's Dec. 19 op-ed article, "Afghanistan Land Mine," seriously misrepresented U.S. policy toward Afghanistan.
Fighting the Taliban
Ottawa Citizen online (Editorial)
The Ottawa Citizen
Time, it is said, heals all wounds, and that certainly appears to be the case when it comes to the world's dealings with Afghanistan. The United Nations Security
As received by AAR
Translation of the Statement, delivered in French, by Dr. Ravan Farhadi, Permanent Representative of the Islamic State of Afghanistan to the United Nations, before the 4251st Meeting of the Security Council entitled “The Situation in Afghanistan” (adoption of new targeted sanctions against the Taliban).
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