Taliban leader attacks "infidels" at start of Eid
KABUL, Dec 27 (AFP) - Taliban leader Mulla Mohammad Omar on Wednesday said "infidel powers" like the United States and Russia are trying to destroy Islam, as the nation celebrated Eid al-Fitr under the shadow of UN sanctions.
Eid brings no joy for starving Afghans
KABUL, Dec 27 (AFP) - It is a bitter festive season for Afghans, who start their Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations Wednesday just a week after the United Nations
Afghan opposition frees 14 Taliban prisoners
ISLAMABAD, Dec 26 (AFP) - The Afghan opposition has released 14 Taliban prisoners in response to a similar gesture by the ruling Islamic militia ahead of the Muslim
UN rapporteur wants end to foreign interference in Afghanistan - the News Int.
ISLAMABAD: Special Rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Commission for Afghanistan Dr. Kamal Hussain has said the UN decisions are aimed at establishment
Five children suffocate to death - DAWN
QUETTA, Dec 26: Five Afghan children were suffocated by gas poisoning here on the night between Monday and Tuesday.
Daily reports on Iran-Taleban meeting over energy cooperation
Tehran, Dec 26 (IRNA) -- A top delegation of Taleban's oil and natural gas industries has met with officials of the Iranian Oil Ministry in the northeastern province
Iran denies oil talks with Taliban
TEHRAN, Dec 26 (AFP) - Iran's foreign ministry on Tuesday denied a newspaper report that Tehran had held official talks on oil cooperation with Afghanistan's ruling Taliban regime.
Russian soldier wounded on Tajik-Afghan border
DUSHANBE, December 27 (Itar-Tass) - A Russian borderguard was wounded last night on the western sector of the Tajik-Afghan border when automatic fire was
Taliban say sanctions Russian conspiracy - F.P. Bureau Report (Pakistan)
ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan Tuesday lamented the fresh “cruel, unjustified and unilateral” sanctions slapped on it by the United Nations Security Council were a Russian
Taliban sanctions must start with Pakistan - The Sydney Morning Herald, 12/27/00
UN measures imposed on Afghanistan will not halt international terrorism, writes Amin Saikal.
Fresh sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council against Afghanistan's ruling ultra-orthodox Islamic Taliban militia represent a renewed effort to fight world terrorism.
Curbs on Afghanistan not to help peace process: Annan - F.P. 12/27
ISLAMABAD - The UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan commenting on UNSCsanctions against Afghanistan to impose new restrictions on Afghan rulers, has said the sanctions
Kabul must be made to hand over men wanted by Islamabad Frontier Post Editorial
Kabul regime has furnished yet another reason to force Pakistan to dosome hard thinking about readjusting its relationship with the Taliban in Afghanistan.
THE WHITE HOUSE: Office of the Press Secretary - Press briefing by Jake Siewert 12/27
Q: Do you have a comment on a Washington Times story that the Pakistani army is fighting in Afghanistan, side by side with Osama bin Laden who is training
The year 2000 in Afghanistan
By Ahmed Rashid - The Nation 12/27/2000
LAHORE - The war in Afghanistan entered its twenty-third year as the ruling Taliban militia, which is dominated by the majority Pashtun ethnic group and control 80 per cent
Web of conspiracy against Afghanistan
General Mirza Aslam Beg - The nation Opinion 12/27/00
Nations committed to higher values of life, make sacrifices of great magnitude for the fulfillment of their cherished goals. The proud Afghan nation has made such sacrifices, over
Rough riders are out to get their goat
By Rory McCarthy
THE WASHINGTON TIMES
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — From the far corner of the camp a horseman in a fur-trimmed hat comes galloping wildly through a cloud of dust. In his clenched teeth he holds a whip
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