Saudi Intelligence Chief Relieved of his Post
Jedda, 31 Aug (SPA) -- A royal decree has been issued today. Following is the text of the decree:
In the name of God, the merciful, and compassionate
Decree No. 1/167 issued on 12/6/1422 [Hegira]
We, Fahd Bin-Abd-al-Aziz Al Sa'ud, king of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, having taken cognizance of Article 58 of the basic By laws issued according to the Royal Decree No. 1/90 issued on 27/8/1412 [Hegira]
Refugee ship owners say won't go to NZ, Nauru
OSLO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - The owners of a Norwegian freighter crammed with more than 400 asylum seekers off Australia said the vessel would not take them to New Zealand and Nauru
NZ calls for fresh look at Afghan refugee problem
By Graeme Peters
WELLINGTON, Sept 1 (Reuters) - New Zealand on Saturday called for a fresh international approach to the Afghan refugee crisis after accepting up to 150 asylum seekers stranded on a Norwegian
Christian aid workers quit Afghanistan
By Sayed Salahuddin
Saturday September 1, 9:46 PM
KABUL (Reuters) - The expatriate staff of two Christian humanitarian organisations began leaving Afghanistan on Saturday, a day after the ruling Taliban ordered their expulsion and raided their offices.
UNHCR to resume screening Afghan refugees in camps
By Tahir Ikram
Saturday September 1, 9:32 PM
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency said on Saturday it would resume screening of Afghan refugees in Pakistani camps next week after suspending it over a row with the government over deportations.
Foreign aid workers to face trial soon: Afghan FM
Saturday September 1, 3:45 PM
KABUL, Sept 1 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban said Saturday that an investigation into eight foreign aid workers detained for preaching Christianity was about to end and that they would be brought to trial.
American parents meet detained aid worker daughters in Kabul
KABUL, Sept 1 (AFP) - Afghan Taliban authorities Saturday allowed the parents of two American aid workers to meet their detained daughters for the second time in a week, the visitors said.
Afghans use their feetto denounce Taliban
By Mark I. Pinsky | Sentinel Staff Writer
September 1, 2001
The actions of Afghanistan's Taliban leaders have provoked concern among Christians and Buddhists, embarrassment among other Muslims and anxiety among countries from Iran to the United States.
Khatami Attacks Iran's Taliban Admirers
Saturday September 1 9:52 AM ET
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami hit out at hardline clerics on Saturday for expressing admiration for strict punishments decreed by the ruling Taliban militia in neighboring Afghanistan.
14 Afghan houses razed in Islamabad
Updated on 9/1/2001 10:46:03 AM
ISLAMABAD (Online): Enforcement directorate of Capital Development Authority (CDA) has demolished 14 houses located at the bank of drainage in I-11 Afghan settlement.Director
Arafat asks Taliban to release aid workers
KANDAHAR (Online): Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is having a message delivered to Taliban that asks for the release of two American aid workers accused of preaching Christianity
Indonesia donates $ 10,000 for displaced Afghans
Updated on 9/1/2001 10:46:03 AM
F. P ReportISLAMABAD: Mr. Jack Said Gaffar, Ambassador of theRepublic of Indonesia to Pakistan, here on Friday presented a cheque of 10,000 US dollar to the Office of the United Nations
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