Talibs hiring Arab mercenaries with criminal record
Wednesday, January 26, 2000 8:31 AM EST
ISLAMABAD, January 26 (Itar-Tass) - The Talibs are actively hiring Arab mercenaries with a criminal record to fight the Northern Alliance of Afghanistan. This was stated here on Wednesday to an Afghan newspapers by a certain Razzal Tai,
Arabs arrive in Afghanistan to help Taliban, Osama
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A number of Arab criminals have arrived in Afghanistan to assist the ruling Taliban and Osama bin Laden, reports Radio Tehran.
Taliban, Pakistan Reject US Requests To Combat Terrorism
Wednesday, January 26 5:16 AM SGT
ISLAMABAD (AP)--Afghanistan's ruling Taliban and the hardline leaders of Pakistan have rebuffed U.S. appeals to crack down on terrorism, and one militant group warned Tuesday of a violent backlash if they tried.
Taliban reported challenged by Afghan tribes
Reports from Afghanistan say tribal leaders in a remote area of the south-east have threatened to rise up against the authority of the Taleban movement.
U.S. Clears Pakistan in Hijacking
Tuesday, January 25, 2000 6:22 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Clinton said Tuesday that there is no evidence Pakistan supported the hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane last month.
Pakistan supported hijackers, says US
JAN 26 2000
The Straits Times
Judgment comes after Gen Musharraf rebuffs American request to ban the terrorist group that is believed to be responsible for last month's hijack
US Urges Pakistan on Militant Group
By Kathy Gannon
Associated Press Writer
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000; 5:58 a.m. EST
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan –– The United States wants Pakistan to shut down a militant Islamic group it believes may have been linked to last month's hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane.
UN not to impose solution on Afghanistan: Envo
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The newly appointed UN secretary generals envoy on Afghanistan Francesc Vendrell has said that he has no intention of imposing any solution on Afghanistan as he does not think it to be a solution to the problem.
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