Afghan Taliban website hacked as Internet outlawed
Sunday August 26, 4:39 PM
ISLAMABAD, Aug 26 (AFP) - A pro-Taliban website was found Sunday to have been hacked by activists demanding a "free Afghanistan" a day after the Islamic militia outlawed Internet use in the country.
Taliban orders Afghan ban on access to Internet
ISLAMABAD, Aug 25 (Reuters) - The head of Afghanistan's Taliban, Mullah Mohammad Omar, ordered a ban on Saturday on access to the Internet.
ICRC sees Western aid workers held by Taliban
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday it had seen eight foreign aid workers held incommunicado by Afghanistan's ruling Taliban since
Diplomats expect visas to go to Kabul on Tuesday
By Belinda Goldsmith
CANBERRA, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Diplomats from Australia, the United States and Germany are expected to be granted visas for Afghanistan on Tuesday to visit eight foreign aid workers jailed
Confession emerges from U.S. workers held by Taliban
By Barry Bearak
The New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — Dayna Lesli Curry and Heather Mercer are the two American aid workers held by the ruling Taliban on charges of foisting their Christian faith on Afghan Muslims
Afghan oppn says 30 Taliban fighters killed, 20 captured
The Times of India
TEHRAN: Opposition forces in western Afghanistan killed 30 fighters of the ruling Taliban militia and captured another 20 as they repelled an attack at dawn on Saturday, an opposition military chief said here.
Iran arms villagers against Afghan bandits
The authorities in northeast Iran say they have armed the residents of about 1,100 villages in a move to counter banditry in the region.
They've also recruited
Serious diarrhoea outbreaks in Afghan areas
Updated on 8/26/2001 11:57:39 AM
F P ReportPESHAWAR: Throughout July 2001 there were serious diarrhoea outbreaks reported to WHO from north, northeast, south, west and southeast regions of Afghanistan
UN actress visits Afghan refugees camp
Updated on 8/26/2001 11:57:39 AM
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Afghan refugees living in Balochistan province of have said that water, health and education are their main problems.They conveyed these remarks to
US not against Afghan people, says Chamberlain
By our correspondent
The News: Jang
JALOZAI (NOWSHERA): United States' Ambassador-designate to Pakistan Wendy Chamberlain said the US administration is not against the Afghan people which is clear from the fact
Musharraf moves to rein in Islamic schools
The Japan Times: Aug. 26, 2001
By FARHAN BOKHARI
ISLAMABAD -- The order from the government of President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's military ruler, to impose the syllabus of mainstream schools upon Islamic ones
Stealthy Arabisataion of Afghanistan
Professor Rasul Amin, director of Peshawar based (Afghanistan Study Center), in interview with Tehran radio said that a few months ago Mohammad Omar Akhund had issued
Tackling jihadi groups
A certain diffidence and lack of clarity seem to characterize the government's policy toward the jihadi organizations. Often, government leaders contradict each other
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