Fighting flares north of Afghan capital
KHAIR KHANA PASS, Afghanistan, July 9 (Reuters) - Fierce fighting broke out on Saturday between forces of the ruling Taleban and their opponents led by commander Ahmad Shah Masood, travellers from the area said on Sunday.
The Mujahideen repulse Taliban attack
Office of the Islamic State of Afghanistan in Washington DC
Washington D.C. - July 9,2000: An offensive lunched by the Pakistan-backed Taliban militiamen north of Kabul was repulsed and the invading forces suffered heavy casualties.
Taliban's offensive on Dara-e-Souf foiled
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The opposition northern alliance has claimed to have foiled Taliban's offensive at Dara-e-Souf in Samangon province in northern Afghanistan, reports Radio Tehran.
UN concerned over HR situation in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The UN Security Council has expressed concern over deteriorating human rights situation in Afghanistan calling on all the Afghan warring factions to lift ban and restrictions on
US commandos on "get Osama mission" in Afghanistan: Fazal
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The chief of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam Maulana Fazalur Rehman has said that he has received reports that US commandos have started arriving in Afghanistan on "get Osama" mission.
UN has limited options on Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The UN Security Council has threatened more sanctions against Taliban but these would have little effects on them as the world body has very limited options to force them comply with its resolutions, reports VOA.
U.N. special envoy praises Iran's services to Afghan refugees
Mashhad, Khorasan Prov., IRNA -- Special envoy of the U.N. Human Rights Commission, Kamal Husseini, here on Saturday praised the great services rendered to Afghan refugees by the Islamic Republic of Iran. He made the remark while
Khattak reiterates stance on Kalabagh Dam, Pukhtunkhwa
The News: Jang
By our correspondent
PESHAWAR: Supporting the national reconciliation process in the country, National Awami Party Pakistan (NAPP) chief Ajmal Khattak on Saturday dispelled the impression that his stand on the Kalabagh dam and Pukhtunkhwa
India requests Pak to extradite hijackers of IC-814
New Delhi, July 9
The Hindustan Times
THE INDIAN authorities have made a formal request to the Pakistani Government for extradition of five hijackers and two of their accomplices responsible for hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane in December last.
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