Taleban opponent 'executed'
Afghanistan's ruling Taleban regime says it has executed opposition commander Abdul Haq after capturing him. Mohammed Tayyab Agha, a spokesman for Taleban
United States Says Haq Execution Unconfirmed
Friday October 26 6:54 PM ET
By Tabassum Zakaria
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has not confirmed reports that the Taliban executed key Afghan opposition leader Abdul Haq, but officials said privately
Heavy fighting resumes in Kabul
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) -- Heavy bombing was carried out around the Afghanistan capital of Kabul on Friday, destroying several warehouses in a Red Cross compound
Haq was working to turn Afghan tribes: ex-king's aide
ROME, Oct 26 (AFP) - Afghan commander Abdul Haq had been on a mission to persuade tribal chiefs to back a peace deal, and all the available information points
U.S. to Expand Aid to Afghans and Region -Ridge
Friday October 26 7:21 PM ET
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge said on Friday the Bush administration would provide as much as $500 million
Int'l Red Cross Warehouses Hit in Kabul Air Raid
Friday October 26 8:57 AM ET
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Three warehouses of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were on fire after being hit in a U.S. attack on the Afghan capital
Report: 130 Afghan People Executed
By PRISCILLA CHEUNG, Associated Press Writer
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Taliban soldiers executed Afghan civilians indiscriminately after taking over the strategic Yakoalong district this year, according to a U.N. report released Friday.
Pakistani Islamists Ask Army to Topple Musharraf
Friday, October 26, 2001 3:04 PM EST
QUETTA, Pakistani (Reuters) - Pakistan's largest Islamic party called on Friday for the army to topple military ruler General Pervez Musharraf for backing U.S.-led
Exiled warlord 'in talks with Taleban'
Friday, 26 October, 2001, 17:29 GMT 18:29 UK
Hekmatyar wants to create an alliance with the Taleban
Former Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has said he is in talks with both the Taleban and the opposition Northern Alliance on the creation of a united front
Afghan Taliban Swiftly Execute Abdul Haq
Friday, October 26, 2001 9:09 AM EST
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban executed veteran opposition commander Abdul Haq on Friday, only hours after capturing him on a mission to raise rebellion.
Key Taleban opponent killed
Friday, 26 October, 2001, 12:36 GMT 13:36 UK BBC News
Afghan opposition commander Abdul Haq, who was captured in Afghanistan by Taleban forces, has been killed.
US jets pound Kabul, more civilians reported killed
Friday, October 26 4:57 PM SGT
ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (AFP) -US warplanes pounded Kabul on Friday in one of the heaviest attacks of their 20-day-old air war against the Taliban as the regime reportedly claimed the capture
Britain to announce ground troop deployment in Afghanistan
Friday, October 26 4:47 PM SGT
LONDON, Oct 26 (AFP) - Britain was expected to announce on Friday a deployment of troops earmarked for action in Afghanistan, with hundreds of crack Royal Marine Commandos expected
Cluster bombs will leave deadly legacy: experts
Friday, October 26 10:46 AM SGT
ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (AFP) - United States cluster bombs that have already killed nine civilians in Afghanistan will lead to many more casualties long after the conflict ends
Taliban target refugee camp for recruits
Friday, October 26 10:29 AM SGT
CHAMAN, Pakistan, Oct 26 (AFP) - Foreign aid workers fear the Taliban could use a refugee camp the militia has built in Afghanistan as a conscription ground for troops to fight the United States.
Battle on to win the propaganda war
Friday, October 26 9:23 AM SGT
ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (AFP) - After almost three weeks of relentless strikes by the world's supreme military power on Afghanistan, the daily claims and counter-claims are mounting
Seven killed as bombs fall on Kabul overnight
By Sayed Salahuddin
Friday October 26, 5:39 PM
KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. bombers killed five civilians on Friday in Afghanistan where the ruling Taliban claimed a major success by capturing a veteran exiled mujahideen commander
Afghan opposition in no position to oust Taliban from Kabul
Friday October 26, 7:49 PM
JABAL SERAJ, Afghanistan, Oct 26 (AFP) - Despite weeks of US-led strikes on Taliban-held cities and nearly a week of bombing raids on militia frontlines, opposition forces
Pakistan bans Islamic leader from rally
Friday, 26 October, 2001, 11:44 GMT 12:44 UK
By the BBC's Susannah Price in Islamabad
The Pakistani authorities have stopped Qazi Hussein Ahmad, the head of an Islamic political party, from travelling from Islamabad to a protest demonstration near the Afghan border.
Pakistan holds nuclear scientists
Thursday, 25 October, 2001, 13:02 GMT 14:02 UK BBC News
Pakistan is reported to be holding two nuclear scientists over alleged links with Afghanistan's ruling Taleban regime.
Mullah Omar, Hikmatyar envoys discuss alliance
Islamabad, Oct. 26, IRNA -- The representatives of Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Omar and the head of the opposition Hizbi Islami of Afghanistan (Islamic party)
Close Shave Gives Insight Into Bin Laden Personality
By David Fox
Friday October 26 8:01 AM ET
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - There is never a good time to ask an Afghan with a cut-throat razor what he thinks of Osama bin Laden, but Nazirullah the barber gives an answer
Ex-Afghan ambassador goes public
10/26/2001 11:23:54 AM
ST. LOUIS (Agencies): Four years ago, Yar Mohabbat was acting Afghan ambassador to the United States, representing the government that had its president driven out of the capital by Taliban forces.
Taliban capture opposition figure Abdul Haq - AIP
ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban have captured former mujahideen commander Abdul Haq despite a U.S. attempt to protect him, the Pakistan-based Afghan
Rebel Gen. Said Killed by Terrorists
Thursday, October 25, 2001 6:53 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA now believes a rebel general in Afghanistan was assassinated by the al-Qaida terrorist network in preparation for last month's terrorist attacks in the United States
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