Afghan enemies gear up for battle as concerns mount for civilians
KABUL, Feb 16 (AFP) - Afghanistan's volatile war was frozen in a tense standoff Friday around the key central city of Bamiyan as both sides rallied troops
Afghan opposition forces fortify positions to defend Bamiyan
KABUL, Feb 15 (AFP) - Afghan opposition forces strengthened their positions Thursday to defend the strategically-important central city of Bamiyan against
Afghan Warring Sides To Be Set To Resume Talks In Ashgabat
Iranian Radio From Mashhad/The Uzbekistan Report - Posted Feb 15, 2001
[Momtaz] Experts think that representatives of the Afghan warring parties, that is to say, the United [Islamic] Front [for the Salvation of Afghanistan
Time ripe for comprehensive Afghan solution: daily
Tehran, Feb 15 (IRNA) -- `Iran News' in its editorial on Thursday expressing grave concern over the current crisis in war-torn Afghanistan urged the U.N.
U.N.'s Oshima calls for int'l help for Afghan refugees
ISLAMABAD, Feb. 16 (Kyodo) - U.N. Undersecretary General Kenzo Oshima on Friday urged the international community to ''respond comprehensively'' to
Afghanistan Faces Famine, 1 Mln May Starve, UN Official Says
Islamabad, Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- A million people in Afghanistan face starvation because of drought and civil war, a senior United Nations official said.
Taliban Wipes Out Afghanistan's Opium Crop, United Nations Says
Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Feb. 16 (Bloomberg) -- United Nations drug control officers say the Taliban regime has almost wiped out opium poppy cultivation in
Russian official meets FO, military officials
The News Int.
ISLAMABAD: Former Russian ambassador to Pakistan Alexander Alexi Alexeyev, who is presently visiting Pakistan, has held meetings with the senior Foreign Ministry and army officials.
Jihadism: the crucial rollback
by Rashed Rahman DAWN (Feb 16, 2001)
INTERIOR Minister Moinuddin Haider has become the target of angry denunciations by the so-called jihadi groups. The latter are displeased with
Jehad against jehadis?
The Hindustan Times (Editorial) (Feb 16, 2001)
IT SEEMS too good to be true but Pakistan’s Interior Minister Moinuddin Haider has followed up his earlier words of caution for the Islamic
UN Security Council Maintains Hard Line Against Taliban
(INTRO:) Afghanistan's disastrous humanitarian situation has focused attention on the need for the country's warring factions to solve their conflict through political dialogue.
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