US Troops in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Put on Top Alert
Washington, Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Defense Department put U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait on the highest alert possible after receiving threats on unspecified targets in those countries, the Pentagon's spokesman said.
Russia and Britain discuss international terrorism
LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Russia and Britain held high-level talks on Tuesday about cooperating to counter the threat of international terrorism, including measures to crack down on financing of violent organisations.
Afghan currency falls on fear of U.S./Russia attacks
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Fears of tighter UN sanctions as well as worries about possible military strikes by the U.S. or Russia against alleged terrorist training camps in Afghanistan has sent
US warned against Afghan strike - BBC 10/31
Pakistan has warned the United States against launching a fresh military strike against the Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden who is based in Afghanistan.
US nearing decision on air strikes on bin Laden's compounds
LONDON, November 1 (Itar-Tass) - The United States is nearing a decision on making air strikes on compounds of international terrorist Osama bin Laden on the territory of Afghanistan,
Pakistani leader for cooperation with Russia - Itar-Tass
MOSCOW, Oct 31 -- Pakistan's leader, General Pervaiz Musharraf, declared for the development of cooperation and establishment of friendlier relations between Islamabad and Moscow
Rabbani claims Bin Laden helping Taliban Itar-Tass - October 31, 2000
ABU-DHABI -- President of Afghanistan Burhanuddin Rabbani said in a statement in Faizabad city on Monday evening that militants of the international terrorist Osama ben Laden
US may attack Afghanistan from Tajikistan: Hekmatyar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Former Afghan prime minister and Hezbe Islami chief Gulbadin Hekmatyar has said that the United States may possibly strike against Afghanistan from Tajikistan.
The Enemy Withdraws Heavy Weapons from Taloqan
Enemy forces doubt their ability to remain in Taloqan, the capital of Takhar province
Tuesday, 31, October - Paym-e Mujahed
A Mujahideen military source reports that during the last several days, the Pakistani-Taliban forces have withdrawn their heavy weapons from Taloqan and are trying to transfer these heavy weapons to areas near Qonduz province.
SSP to make 20 cities Islamic model Taliban style
BAHAWALPUR (NNI): Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) chief Maulana Azam Tariq has termed as propaganda and disinformation campaign the reports that the government days are numbered.
Changes in Pakistan not to affect US policy: Stephen Cohen
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Changes in Pakistan do not affect American interests or policy, said Stephen Cohen, the member of Brooking Institute in his address to a conference organized by Institute for Middle East Studies in Washington.
The last Afghan town still in the television age - The Guardian
Ancient equipment continues to pump out anti-Taliban views
Rory McCarthy in Faizabad Wednesday November 1, 2000
The television studios, perched on a mountainside overlooking the town of Faizabad, reek of diesel fuel. Reliant on a generator to provide electricity, Badakshan TV is the only television station left in Afghanistan.
Expelled Afghan granted asylum in US
ISLAMABAD (NNI): An Afghan intellectual Professor Mohammad Rahim Elham, who was deported to Afghanistan by Pakistan authorities in June has been granted political asylum in the United States, says Amnesty International.
Taliban braced for US missiles - The Guardian
Luke Harding in Kabul - Wednesday November 1, 2000
The Taliban warned last night that any missile strike by the United States against Osama bin Laden's bases in Afghanistan in retaliation for last month's attack on an American destroyer in Yemen would be a "grave mistake".
As Afghan Conditions Erode, Tensions Mount in Pakistan
By Pamela Constable - Washington Post Foreign Service - November 1, 2000; Page A25
PESHAWAR, Pakistan –– Latifullah, a 14-year-old with hard blue eyes, had just arrived at Shamshatoo refugee camp after traveling for 10 days by foot and mule from Takhar province in northeastern Afghanistan.
Will US attack Afghanistan ?
By Dr Ayesha Siddiqa - DAWN Opinion 11/01/00
AS the threat of another US attack on Afghanistan grows, the Pakistan foreign minister issued a statement aimed at discouraging American policy makers from embarking upon such
Outside Aden, Clues and 'Afghan Arabs'
By Alan Sipress - Washington Post Staff Writer, November 1, 2000; Page A26
AL HAWTA, Yemen, Oct. 31 –– The distance between the port city of Aden and the market town of Al Hawta is far greater than the 25 miles of dusty plain and cotton fields that separate them.
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