Afghan rivals resume indirect peace talks in Saudi
By Fahd al-Frayyan
RIYADH, May 8 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement began a second round of indirect peace talks with opposition delegates in Saudi Arabia on Monday in a new effort to narrow deep differences in the war-ravaged country.
Iran hopeful of Afghan peace talks
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Iran has expressed the hope that the OIC sponsored Afghan peace talks in Jeddah would lead to the settlement of the longstanding Afghan conflict.
Sattar delivers CEs message to Saudi Crown Prince
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar called on Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz in Jeddah Sunday and conveyed the message of Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf to him.
Arabs detained in Afghanistan were spying for US, Israel: Taliban
Sunday, 07-May-2000 6:30PM Story from AFP / Mohammad Bashir
KABUL, May 7 (AFP) - Two Arabs arrested here for alleged espionage have admitted they were spying for the United States and Israel, Afghanistan's Taliban militia said Sunday.
Loya Jirga only solution to Afghan conflict: Gilani
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The head of National Islamic Front of Afghanistan Pir Syed Ahmed Gilani has said that Loya Jirga is only solution to the Afghan conflict.
Afghans appeal over asylum ruling - BBC
Thirty-two of the Afghan passengers who were on board the hijacked plane at Stansted are appealing against the rejection of their claims for political asylum.
Fire still rages at Kunar forests
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Fire has been raging in Peshdara forests in eastern Afghan province of Kunar for the last four days causing millions of dollar losses.
German national arrested at Pak-Afghan border
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistani authorities have arrested a German national at Pak-Afghan border while trying to cross into Afghanistan, official sources said Sunday.
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