Anti-Terrorism Afghan Groups Agree on Formation of Joint Council
Challenges and Opportunities Determined by Prospect of International Actions
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON Oct. 1, 2001 AAR Major Afghan groups opposing international terrorism and Taliban-style extremism in Afghanistan made significant strides toward
US official says would back Afghan grand council
By Elaine Monaghan
WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The United States, which is trying to make Afghanistan's leadership expel Osama bin Laden, said on Monday it was not for Washington to tell Afghans
Covert CIA support seen for anti-Taliban forces
By Tabassum Zakaria
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Covert CIA operations to assist anti-Taliban forces in Afghanistan could include supplying weapons, money, training, and communications equipment
Northern Alliance, ex-king of Afghanistan reach agreement
Rome, Oct. 1 IRNA -- Representatives of the Northern Alliance (Islami government of Afghanistan) and former Afghan king Mohammad Zahir Shah and other Afghan groups based abroad Monday announced
Taliban braces for showdown with US
Tuesday October 2, 6:41 AM
ISLAMABAD, Oct 1 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban regime braced Monday for a showdown with US-led forces as British officials said an attack was inevitable following Kabul's refusal to hand
Former Soldier Ready to Fight for Change
Asia: Abdul Haq, who battled the Soviets, is one of the biggest threats to the Taliban.
By PAUL WATSON
Los Angeles Times
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Abdul Haq's medals are his many battle scars, but after he helped win the war to liberate Afghanistan from Soviet occupation, he suffered his worst pain in the struggle for a lasting peace.
Taliban urges army to fight hard as U.S. troops gather
By Peter Millership and Raja Asghar
Tuesday October 2, 3:40 AM
WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The likelihood of U.S.-led strikes on Afghanistan appeared closer on Monday after the Taliban defied U.S. demands to hand over Osama bin Laden and Pakistan's
Uzbekistan opens airspace to U.S. warplanes
By Sebastian Alison
Tuesday October 2, 3:40 AM
TASHKENT (Reuters) - The president of the Central Asian state of Uzbekistan agreed on Monday to open his country's airspace to U.S. military operations against possible targets in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
U.S. Afghan commando attacks pose logistics challenges
By Alan Elsner
Tuesday October 2, 1:51 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mounting special unit commando operations in Afghanistan, as President George W. Bush has suggested, would be complicated as well as dangerous and would require
War fears bring business to north Afghan border
By Mike Collett-White
Tuesday October 2, 12:51 AM
KHOJA BAHAWUDDIN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Along the northern frontier of Afghanistan business for many is booming.
Musharraf admits failure over Taleban
Pakistan's military ruler has admitted that his government's efforts to persuade the Taleban to change their hard-line stance have failed.
Afghan opposition groups take step towards post-Taliban government
ROME, Oct 1 (AFP) - Afghan opposition groups took a major step towards an eventual post-Taliban administration on Monday, agreeing after three days of intense negotiations
Ex-Afghan King, Anti-Taliban Forces Reach Agreement
Monday October 1 9:03 AM ET
ROME (Reuters) - The ex-king of Afghanistan has reached an agreement with the opposition Northern Alliance aimed at ousting the Taliban rulers in Kabul, the two sides said on Monday.
Deal to oust Taleban sealed
Monday, 1 October, 2001, 15:04 GMT 16:04 UK BBC News
The opposition met the ex-king in Rome
Afghanistan's former monarch, Mohammad Zahir Shah, and members of the opposition have reached an agreement aimed at ousting the country's ruling Taleban regime.
Taliban in power-sharing deal as ex-king emerges as major player
Monday October 1, 10:58 PM
ISLAMABAD, Oct 1 (AFP) - Afghanistan's embattled Taliban on Monday announced an unprecedented power-sharing agreement to thwart growing domestic support for former king
Pakistan says Taliban's days are numbered
Monday October 1, 10:45 PM
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban were poised on Monday for a showdown with the United States as they displayed no sign of surrendering Saudi-born fugitive
Pakistan Says U.S. Attacks Not Aimed at Afghans
Monday October 1 8:25 AM ET
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan said Monday that any U.S. attacks on Afghanistan aimed to eradicate terrorism and were not targeted against the Afghan people.
Afghan Taliban Stay Defiant as U.S. Wrath Grows
By David Fox and Jeff Franks
Monday October 1 8:38 AM ET
ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The likelihood of U.S.-led military strikes on Afghanistan appeared to grow on Monday after that country's ruling Taliban
Food reaches hungry Kabul
Monday, 1 October, 2001, 14:36 GMT 15:36 UK BBC News
It is the first food aid to be sent since the attacks
The first UN food convoy to be sent to Taleban-held areas of Afghanistan since the 11 September suicide attacks on America has arrived in the capital Kabul.
Bin Laden 'controls Taleban'
Monday, 1 October, 2001, 13:40 GMT 14:40 UK BBC News
Bin Laden's men roam the country at will, says Bhutto
Osama Bin Laden treats Afghanistan as his personal fiefdom, according to Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Taliban Recapture Key Area, Boosted by Defections
Monday October 1 5:48 AM ET
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Taliban fighters Monday recaptured a key area of western Afghanistan lost to opposition forces at the weekend and boosted their ranks with the defection
Not all is quiet on Tajik-Afghan border
Monday, October 01, 2001 8:53 AM EST
KUPLETIN BORDER POST, Tajikistan, Oct 01, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- the situation at the extreme point of the Tajik-Afghan border where the Kupletin border post is
Russia gives large-scale support to Afghan refugees
Monday, October 01, 2001 7:44 AM EST
DUSHANBE, Oct 01, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The Russian government has launched a large-scale campaign providing humanitarian aid to the population of Afghanistan
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