Taliban arrest Zahir Shahs supporters
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban intelligence officials have arrested a large number of people on the charges of supporting the former Afghan King, Zahir Shah in Paktia province, reports Radio Tehran.
Warring Afghans agree on prisoner swap
RIYADH, May 10 (Reuters) - Peace talks between Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement and its opponents ended on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia with agreement on a prisoner exchange.
Afghan factions to meet in June after Jeddah accord on prisoners
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 10 (AFP) - Afghanistan's warring factions have agreed to meet again in June after talks in Saudi Arabia that ended with an accord to exchange prisoners, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) said Wednesday.
Taliban to Act Responsibly if Recognized by UN: Hakim Mujahid
ISLAMABAD, MAY 10, IRNA -- TALIBAN'S REPRESENTATIVE IN NEW YORK, ABDU HAKIM MUJAHID ON WEDNESDAY SAID HIS 'ISLAMIC EMIRATE' WILL ACT LIKE A RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT IF
Tens of thousands flee drought-stricken region in Afghanistan
KABUL, May 10 (AFP) - The entire population of the Registan desert in southern Afghanistan has fled as a drought, described as the worst in 30 years, hit the war-ravaged country, a UN report said Wednesday.
Afghan peace talks in Jeddah - Business Recorder
EDITORIAL (May 11) : The second round of OIC-sponsored peace talks between the ruling Taleban and the opposition led by the Northern Alliance are being held in the Saudi city of Jeddah.
As He Hides, bin Laden Remains Muslim Icon
By Pamela Constable - Washington Post Service - Wednesday, May 10, 2000
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Reports circulated recently in this city near the Afghan border that posters had appeared with a message from Osama bin Laden, the fugitive Saudi financier wanted by the U.S. authorities on terrorism charges, calling on
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