Taleban says it will not hand over bin Laden
DUBAI, Nov 5 (Reuters) - A Taleban official was quoted on Sunday as saying Afghanistan would not expel Osama bin Laden, wanted by the United States, even if evidence linked him to the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies.
American to try to eliminate Mulla Omar: Al-Hayat
LONDON (NNI): Americans have three options to punish Taliban, including physical elimination of Taliban leader Mulla Mohammad Omar, if they did not succeed to get expelled Osama bin Laden from Afghanistan
US, Russia, India get-Osama operation The Nation 11/6
WASHINGTON (Online)-The forthcoming US Presidential elections are the trigger for a massive trans-national operation in the next few days to catch Osama bin Laden, reports Tehelka.com.
Report: U.S. jets spotted over Bin Laden base
World Tribune.com - MIDDLE EAST NEWSLINE
Thursday, November 2, 2000 LONDON ó U.S. warplanes are believed to have flown over a base operated by Saudi billionaire fugitive Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan.
Cornered Afghan Foes Hope Winter Will Slow the Taliban
By BARRY BEARAK - New York Times
I KHANOUM, Afghanistan, Nov. 5 ó The soldiers atop the steep mountain were grumbling. They had a tank perched at cliff side, and they had been firing away. Five days ago they blew apart
Preparation on for final showdown in Afghanistan - The Frontier Post
PESHAWAR, Nov 5 -- While the battlefronts are witnessing lull in northern Afghanistan, the warring Afghan factions are busy preparing for a possible final showdown.
Peace talks agreement not new: Afghan Taliban
KABUL, Nov 4 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia on Saturday played down hopes that an agreement to hold peace talks with the opposition under UN auspices could represent a breakthrough in the brutal civil war.
Smuggling jeopardizes wheat export to Afghanistan - The Nation 11/6
ISLAMABAD - Regular wheat smuggling through porous borders with Afghanistan is jeopardizing the finalization of 0.6 million metric tonnes of wheat export plan of the government, The Nation learnt on Sunday.
Pak-Russia ties to help stabilize S. Asian situation: Murshid
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan ambassador to Russia Iftikhar Murshid has expressed confidence that improved relations between Islamabad and Moscow will help stabilize the South Asian situation.
Taliban demand return of gem from Queen Elizabeth
Reported by: Luke Harding of London Observer Service
KABUL, Afghanistan, 11/5/2000 :: It''s a claim that may yet provoke sleepless nights among security officials at the Tower of London, where the Crown Jewels of England are kept: Afghanistan''s ruling Taliban
Luke Harding @ Herat - The Guardian
Monday November 6, 2000
Arriving at Kabul airport for a 6am flight to Herat, in the north-west of Afghanistan, it soon became clear that this was going to be no ordinary journey. For a start, only one other passenger was waiting in the gloom.
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