Taleban fighters launch new offensive - BBC
Reports from Afghanistan say Taleban forces have launched a major offensive against opposition positions.
Fighters from both sides say there have been heavy clashes near the Bagram air base, 50km (30 miles) north of the capital,
Afghan rivals fight north of Kabul
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, July 1 (Reuters) - Heavy fighting erupted between rival Afghan forces north of the capital Kabul on Saturday, despite threats of further sanctions by the United Nations and peace appeals by fellow Islamic states, witnesses said.
New Fighting Rages in Afganistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighter jets screamed low over Afghanistan's capital Saturday on their way toward the front line, where opposition fighters said combat was raging just 30 miles to the north.
AAR NEWS DISPATCH FROM AFGHANISTAN - Kapisa province - 7/1/00
According to Azadi Afghan Radio's correspondent item from North of Kabul, the Taliban launched a major offensive near the startegic Bagram military airfield late Friday, but there are no reports of any changes to the frontline positions yet. After initial
Afghan opposition mounts major attack north of Kabul: Taliban
ISLAMABAD, June 30 (AFP) - Afghan opposition forces have launched a major offensive north of Kabul, Taliban officials said on Friday.
Afghanistan's recent history of war
Saturday, July 1 6:53 PM SGT
KABUL, July 1 (AFP) - The fighting in Afghanistan Saturday is the latest in a bitter history of foreign invasion, ethnic strife and internecine conflict covering 20 years.
Taliban recruit fighters for fresh offensive: Opposition
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan opposition has written to the UN Secretary General that Taliban have recently recruited more than two thousand new fighters to assign them to the frontlines.
Taliban Free 46 Prisoners
KABUL, June 30 (AP) -- The ruling Taliban freed 46 prisoners from a jail in western Afghanistan, calling the release a ``good will'' offering to their enemies, the state-run radio reported Friday.
Clinton Renews Taliban's Sanctions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Clinton renewed sanctions Friday intended to punish the ruling Taliban in Afghanistan for refusing to hand over suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden for trial.
OIC welcomes President Khatami initiative to resolve Afghan conflict
Kuala Lumpur, July 1, IRNA -- The 27th session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (ICFM), which concluded here on Friday, welcomed the initiative of Iranian President Syed Mohammed
15 check posts at Pak-Afghan border
QUETTA (NNI): Pakistan has established 15 new check posts at Pak-Afghan border to keep vigil on free movement between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Alarming increase in drug addicts in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The alarming increase in the number of drug addicts in Afghanistan has worried the workers running a campaign to create awareness among the people about its hazards.
Kabul refuses to import flour from Islamabad
By Our Correspondent - DAWN
ISLAMABAD, June 29: Kabul has refused to import flour from Islamabad against hard cash, and has informed Islamabad that it will buy wheat only through its designated agents.
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