Egyptian wanted plane to go to Afghanistan for work
CAIRO, May 12 (Reuters) - A man arrested for trying to enter the cockpit of an Egyptian airliner claiming to carry gunpowder wanted the plane go to Afghanistan so he could find a job.
Vendrill optimistic about prospects of Jeddah talks
WASHINGTON (NNI): Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General on Afghanistan, Fransese Vendrill has expressed hope that peace efforts under the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) would yield fruitful results.
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.
BR reports from Pakistan's official news agency APP:
AMEER KHAN MUTAQQI: Leader of the Taleban delegation in Jeddah talks Amir Khan Mutaqqi has urged the opposition to understand reality and help in resolving problems through consensus.
No recognition for Taliban unless women rights ensured
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The UN special envoy on women rights in Afghanistan, Radika Kumaraswami, has called for not recognizing the Taliban government unless it gives women their basic rights.
Afghan refugees flood Iranian screening centres
The United Nations refugee agency says more than ten thousand Afghan refugees have flocked to special centres in Iran to appeal against being sent back to Afghanistan.
Official: afghan refugees in iran ordered to quit before oct. 10 Bushehr, bushehr prov., May 11, IRNA -- six thousand Afghan refugees have been identified in bushehr province, Head of the Foreign
Reno okays death penalty in Africa bombing case
NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) - Prosecutors have notified a federal judge they have permission to seek the death penalty against one of the men charged with the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa, according to a letter made public
Permanent Mission of the Islamic State of Afghanistan to the United Nations
As received by AAR:
May 10, 2000
On the OIC-sponsored Jeddah peace talks
The second round of peace talks between the representatives of the Islamic State of Afghanistan and the Taliban militia, sponsored by the Organization of the Islamic Conference, held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, from May 7-10, 2000, ended
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