Report says NATO considering attack on Afghanistan
Thursday September 13, 8:25 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - NATO is drawing up an emergency plan for a possible massive attack on Afghanistan if evidence emerges that Osama bin Laden and his network were responsible for the attacks
U.S. says it has identified hijackers
Probe stretches around the world
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Top U.S. officials said Wednesday they know the identities of many of the hijackers on each of the four flights that crashed Tuesday -- two toppling the World Trade
U.S. Asks Pakistan About Help in Answering Attacks
Wednesday, September 12, 2001 6:45 PM EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it was asking Pakistan whether it would help respond to Tuesday's attacks on New York and Washington.
U.S. Seeks Global Anti-Terrorism Coalition
Wednesday, September 12, 2001 5:57 PM EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it was trying to build a global coalition against ``terrorism,'' including allies, Russia, China and Muslim states, after the World Trade Center
Afghanistan's 'Lion of Panjshir'
Balance of power in region may shift if reports of Masood's death prove true
Wednesday, September 12, 2001 5:02 PM EST
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, Sep 12, 2001 (The Christian Science Monitor via COMTEX) -- The capital of Afghanistan was tense as rumors sped from house to house that the Taliban's chief enemy,
Afghan Taliban warns U.S. strikes would sow hatred
By Syed Salahuddin
Thursday September 13, 2:43 AM
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement said on Wednesday any U.S. strikes against the country in retaliation for Tuesday's terror attacks would succeed only in sowing hatred in the region.
Pakistani police foil bomb attack
Police in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan say they have foiled an attempt by suspected members of Afghanistan's anti-Taliban Northern Alliance to carry out a bomb attack in the city of Quetta.
Powell says this amounts to 'war'
US SECRETARY of State Colin Powell said Wednesday that terrorist attacks in New York and Washington were the equivalent of 'war'
Osama bin Laden linked to sacked Saudi intelligence chief: expert
PARIS, Sept 12 (AFP) - The prime suspect in the terrorist attacks against the Pentagon and the World Trade Centre, Osama bin Laden, has close links
Bin Laden hides behind Taliban veil of secrecy
ISLAMABAD, Sept 12 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia claims Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden is a harmless guest, but some analysts believe
Bin Laden 'thanked Allah for US strikes' - SAP
Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden congratulated the people who carried out the deadly terrorist strikes in the United States, but denied on Wednesday
Editor Says bin Laden Warned of Attack - IHT
But the Taleban 'Criticizes Terrorism' and Denies That He Was Involved
LONDON Osama bin Laden warned three weeks ago that he and his followers would carry out an unprecedented attack on American interests because of U.S.
Afghans blame US policy for terror attacks, fear retaliation
KABUL, Sept 12 (AFP) - Reactions Wednesday among ordinary Afghans to the terrifying attacks on New York and Washington ranged from congratulations
Top intelligence services link US attacks to bin Laden
BERLIN, Sept 12 (AFP) - German, British, French and Israeli intelligence services have identified strong links between the US terrorist attacks and Saudi-born
Italy offers to host special G8 summit on terrorism
ROME, Sept 12 (AFP) - Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said Wednesday Italy is standing by the United States after terrorist attacks caused mayhem
Good at war, poor at peace
As Lion of Panjshir bleeds,Taliban hits his heartland
Luke Harding - Wednesday September 12, 2001 - The Guardian
The shelves of his home deep in the Panjshir valley are lined with books of military strategy and political analysis. There are a dozen books on Afghan
Officials: New information points to bin Laden
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- U.S. officials investigating the series of attacks Tuesday in New York and Washington are setting their sights on Osama bin Laden, the millionaire Saudi fugitive who
Anti-Taliban Forces Confirm Kabul Attack
Tuesday September 11 11:42 PM ET
KABUL (Reuters) - The anti-Taliban Afghan opposition said it carried out an air and rocket assault on Kabul airport early on Wednesday in retaliation against Taliban jet attacks on their forces.
Afghan Taliban launch attack north of capital
KABUL, Sept 11 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia on Tuesday launched a heavy military offensive north of Kabul following unconfirmed reports of the death of opposition commander
Taliban ready to negotiate on bin Laden, ambassador says
ISLAMABAD, Sept 12 (Kyodo) - Afghanistan's Taliban authorities said Wednesday they are ready to negotiate the fate of Arab dissident and alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden, but added the United States
Source: Bin Laden Denies Involvement
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Kyodo - Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden congratulated the people who carried out the deadly terrorist strikes in the United States, but denied Wednesday that he was involved
U.N. Afghan envoy voices fears of U.S. strikes
GENEVA, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan said on Wednesday he had ordered a temporary pullout of U.N. staff from the country because of fears of U.S.
Aid workers, diplomats pull out of Afghanistan
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Aid workers and diplomats began pulling out of Afghanistan on Wednesday after suspicions centred on Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden, sheltered by the Taliban government
Afghan Taliban Say Bin Laden Not Behind U.S. Attacks
KABUL (Reuters) - A spokesman for Afghanistan's ruling Taliban said on Tuesday that Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden could not be responsible for a spate of terror attacks in the United States.
Kandahar: Osama bin Laden's home in exile and seat of Pashtun power
KABUL, Sept 12 (AFP) - In Afghanistan, Kandahar sits as a remote desert town, home of Osama bin Laden, a war room for the Taliban and now a prime target for US reprisals following
BIN LADEN GROWS
AHMED RASHID IN LAHORE - Daily Telegraph. September 11, 2001.
There was never in doubt that the wanted Saudi terrorist Osama Bin Laden, who is based with the Taliban in Afghanistan would strike at US targets even though he has been lying low for
Terrorism Strikes from Northern Afghanistan to the United States
11 September 2001
Denouncing terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, the Islamic State of Afghanistan vehemently condemns acts of terrorism directed against innocent lives and property in the United States
30 Taliban wounded in landmine blast
Updated on 9/12/2001 11:11:38 AM
KABUL (Agencies): At least 30 Taliban were killed and wounded when their two trucks hit a landmine in Sufaid Kotal in northern Afghan province of Samangon, reports Radio Tehran.Fighting between
Russia voices solidarity with US but looks to exploit terrorist attacks
MOSCOW, Sept 12 (AFP) - Russia expressed solidarity on Wednesday after the unprecedented terrorist attack on the United States but appeared ready to make political gains from the confusion in Washington.
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