Afghan parties agree to open peace talks Tuesday
Monday, March 6 8:29 PM SGT
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, March 6 (AFP) - Representatives of Afghanistan's warring factions agreed to launch peace talks hosted by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference a day late on Tuesday, an OIC official told AFP.
New Afghan peace talks
A Taleban delegation has arrived in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia for talks aimed at bringing peace to Afghanistan.
The sponsors of the talks, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, said it would have separate meetings
Islamic peace initiative on Afghanistan - BBC online
Afghanistan: Time for peace?
Afghanistan's warring factions are to begin peace talks hosted by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday - a day later than originally planned.
Afghan opposition nominates team for Jeddah talks
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The anti-Taliban northern alliance has nominated a three-member team to attend OIC sponsored peace talks on Afghanistan beginning in Jeddah on Monday (March 6), an opposition spokesman said Sunday.
Anti-Taliban troops capture two towns
DUSHANBE, March 5: Forces of the Northern Alliance seized control of two key towns from the Taliban in northern Kunduz province after fierce battles, a senior Afghan diplomat said here on Sunday.
Taliban seek UN help to overcome drought crisis
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have sought the cooperation and help of the UN aid agencies to overcome the drought crisis, which has badly hit southern and western parts of Afghanistan.
Taliban ask people to pray for rain - Comtex, Mon 6 Mar 2000
KABUL, Afghanistan, Mar 06, 2000 (AP Worldstream via COMTEX) -- Afghans will kneel in prayer in southern Kandahar on Monday for an end to a protracted dry spell that has damaged crops and killed cattle.
pakistan moves to disarm afghan refugees.
islamabad, march 4, irna -- pakistan government has decided to disarm the afghan refugees, staying in different camps. the provincial government of the north-west frontier province has asked the afghan commissionerate to furnish the list of those
Envoy urges Pak-Uzbek cooperation on Afghanistan
TASHKENT (NNI): Pakistans Ambassador to Uzbekistan Major General (retd) Fazal Ghafoor has underlined close cooperation between the two countries in all fields and towards finding a durable solution to the Afghan imbroglio.
Religious extremism biggest threat to Pakistan: Bhutto
PARIS (NNI) __ Pakistan People's Party chairperson Benazir Bhutto has said that the biggest threat Pakistan faces is from extremist Islamic organisations that are gathering in the country.
Pak-Turkmen gas pipeline project to be redesigned - ASIF FAROOQI
ISLAMABAD (March 6) : Pakistan and Turkmenistan have decided to revive the gas pipeline project connecting the two countries, with major changes in its design and route, Business Recorder has learnt through official sources.
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