Bin Laden denies link with Kuwait's "terror" group
KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13 (AFP) - Osama Bin Laden, the man most wanted by the United States, has denied any link with alleged Kuwaiti terrorists and said he is not planning any attacks
Afghan rivals attend Islamic summit to compete for OIC seat
DOHA, Nov 12 (AFP) - Rival Afghan delegations attended the Islamic summit in the Qatari capital on Sunday to campaign for Kabul's suspended membership in the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
Taliban lash out at UN envoy
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban Sunday described as interference in Afghanistan's internal affairs recent remarks of UN special envoy on Afghanistan Francesc Vendrell that a Taliban-controlled
Uzbekistan accords warm welcome to Loya Jirga team
TASHKENT (NNI): The Central Asian Republic of Uzbekistan has accorded warm welcome to the visiting delegation of the former Afghan monarch Zahir Shah seeking support for the Loya Jirga.
Majlis targets Afghanistan as the major cause of insecurity in eastern borders
Mashhad, Khorasan Prov., Nov 13, IRNA -- The Iranian parliament (Majlis) here Sunday blamed insecurity prevailing along the country's eastern borders to the major drug producer Afghanistan.
Iran to arm Basijis in eastern borders
Birjand, Nov 13, IRNA -- Plans to arm Basijis (volunteer forces) in 30 villages of the country's eastern borders with Afghanistan so as to make them more effective in maintaining security in the region are
Russia, China to boost anti-terrorist fight - General
BEIJING, November 13 (Itar-Tass) - Russian and Chinese military forces will strengthen co-operation in the fight against international terrorism, a Russian army general said on Monday.
Annan urges Iran, Pakistan to work together for bringing peace in Afghanistan
DOHA (NNI): United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan here Sunday appealed to the committee members, Iran and Pakistan in particular to work even more closely together toward the noble aim of achieving peace in Afghanistan.
Taliban offer unconditional direct talks to opposition
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The ruling Taliban in Afghanistan have said they are ready for unconditional and direct talks with the opposition northern alliance.
Pakistan pressed to reverse immigrant ban - BBC 11/13
Afghanistan's Taleban authorities have called on the Pakistan government to reverse its decision to close the border to all new refugees.
Pakistan ban on Afghan DPs defended - DAWN
PESHAWAR, Nov 11: NWFP Governor Lt Gen Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah on Saturday defended ban on more Afghan refugees and said "it is based on the realization that the
‘Afghanistan hub of Islamic guerrillas’ - Frontier Post 11/12
PESHAWAR, Nov 12 -- Afghanistan has become the hub of extremist forcesand Islamic guerrillas from different countries of the world, said Uzbek Defence Minister Qodir Ghulomov here.
Afghan opposition commander joins Taleban - AIP
ISLAMABAD, Nov 13 (Reuters) - An opposition commander switched sides and brought 150 of his fighters over to Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement on Monday, a Pakistan-based Afghan news service reported.
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