30 Taliban killed in fighting in eastern Afghanistan
Islamabad, july 07, IRNA -- 30 Taliban were killed and 35 other arrested when heavy fighting broke out between the student militia and a local commander of Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan
br>Office of the Islamic State of Afghanistan in Washington DC News update
Washington DC-July 7, 2000:
Twenty Taliban fighters defected to the Mujahideen in Khookdara area of Khanabad District, Kunduz Province, on July 5, bringing with them two RPG-7 rocket launchers, two PK machine-guns and six AK-47 rifles.
Afghan terror concerns Council
By WILLIAM M. REILLY
UNITED NATIONS, July 6 (UPI) - The U.N. Security Council, expressing "serious concern" about the war in Afghanistan, Thursday warned of its spread to other nations and about the use of Afghan territory to support
Afghan Taleban rebuffs ``Shanghai Five'' concern
KABUL, July 6 (Reuters) -The ruling Afghan Taleban movement on Thursday dismissed as baseless the concern voiced by the so-called ``Shanghai Five'' group of countries over the alleged threat of terrorism from war-torn Afghanistan.
Five-nation group to unite against terrorism
China, Russia and central Asian states join forces - The Straight Times
DUSHANBE -- Russia, China and three central Asian states have agreed to create a joint anti-terrorist centre to fight border incursions by Islamic extremists and drug traffickers.
Pakistani interior minister talks tough with Afghanistan
Pakistani militants have allegedly been receiving training in Afghanistan
July 7, 2000 Web posted at: 9:14 a.m. HKT (0114 GMT)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Frustrated by brutal sectarian killings, a costly smuggling industry and growing heroin addiction at home, Pakistan is getting tougher with its Taliban friends in neighboring Afghanistan, Pakistan's
Afghanistan dries up - 7/7/00
The United Nations says reservoirs, dams and rivers have dried up in many areas of south west Afghanistan as the devastating drought which has hit much of the region continues.
Afghan drought hits famous fruit orchards
KABUL, July 6 (AFP) - Besides the thousands of precious livestock and hectares of wheat, Afghanistan's debilitating drought is close to claiming another victim -- the country's famous fruit orchards.
Hizb-e-Wahdat laments lack of int. aid for drought-hit Hazarajat
Islamabad, July 07, IRNA -- A Hizb-e-Wahdat leader on Thursday said though Hazarajat was equally affected by drought, there was no
Japan delivers equipment for demining in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, July 7 (Kyodo) - Japanese Ambassador Sadaaki Numata on Friday handed over newly developed equipment at a ceremony in Islamabad to a U.N. office for mine-clearing operations in Afghanistan.
Masud's brother calls on Benazir
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan leader Wali Masud, the brother of Northern Alliance leader Ahmad Shah Masud, called on PPP chairperson Benazir Bhutto in London on Wednesday and apprised her of escalation of fighting in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan intellectuals under threat
PESHAWAR, July 6 - Hundreds of Afghan academics and former politicians who have taken refuge in Pakistan are in danger from Islamic extremists, the chairman of the Pakistani Human Rights Commission said yesterday.
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