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Northern Alliance Denies General Dostam Killed

Saturday a report that one of its key military leaders, General Abdul Rashid Dostam, had been killed. ... Abdul Rashid Dostam, had been killed.  Mohammad Atta, a commander in the Northern Alliance ... been killed.   He quoted military sources in Taliban as saying that Dostam had been killed a few ...

18/05/2010 - 17:36 - comment 0

Afghan Opposition Warlord Denies Death Rumors

Afghan opposition warlord Abdul Rashid Dostam ... Afghan opposition warlord Abdul Rashid Dostam on Thursday laughed off Russian media reports that he had ... Wednesday that Dostam was killed in heavy fighting against the Taliban forces near Mazar-i-Sharif ...

18/05/2010 - 17:41 - comment 0

Uzbek Anti-Taliban General Reported Ready to Give Military Support to US

Afghanistan's anti-Taliban leader Abdul Rashid Dostam is reportedly ready to give military support to the United States in its campaign against Osama Afghanistan's anti-Taliban leader Abdul Rashid Dostam is ready to give military support to the United States ...

18/05/2010 - 17:44 - comment 0

Tajik Commander: No More Negotiations at Kunduz, Siege Continues

however, an attack by Uzbek General Abdul Rashid Dostam, another commander of the Northern Alliance which groups various ethnic minorities who are often at odds with each other.  Dostam directs ...

18/05/2010 - 17:29 - comment 0

Battles Rage in Northern Afghanistan

the Taliban militia, as the threat of US military strikes on the country loomed ever larger.  Abdul Rashid Dostam, one of the most powerful warlords in the anti-Taliban opposition, said his forces had ousted ... said Dostam, who was speaking to AFP from the frontline in Balkh, near the border with Uzbekistan.  ...

18/05/2010 - 17:43 - comment 0

Thirty More Taliban Surrender at Kunduz

to surrender if they so choose.  He did not rule out, however, an attack by Uzbek General Abdul Rashid Dostam. The alliance's Tajik and Uzbek factions are both battling for control of Kunduz when it is taken from the Taliban.  Dostam directs the alliance's operations northwest of Kunduz and has ...

18/05/2010 - 17:29 - comment 0

Veteran Afghan Commander Vows to Strike Back

former northeastern stronghold of Taloqan and hinted at a new alliance with his old ally, Abdul Rashid Dostam.  In an exclusive interview with AFP at his ready-made operations centre at Ai Khanoum, northwest of Taloqan, Masood said he had recently met Dostam, one of Afghanistan's most notorious ...

19/05/2010 - 10:28 - comment 0

Taliban Confirms Opposition Takeover of Strategic Town

Abdul Rashid Dostam, one of the most powerful warlords in the anti-Taliban opposition, had said ... Abdul Hai Mutmaen told AIP that Zaare had fallen to the opposition in heavy fighting, but added ...

18/05/2010 - 17:43 - comment 0

Northern Alliance Claims Heavy Taliban Losses

Anti-Taliban forces headed by General Rashid Dostam ... Anti-Taliban forces headed by General Rashid Dostam, military head of Afghanistan's Uzbek minority, killed ... aides said Monday.  A spokesman for Dostam based in the Tajik capital told AFP that another 200 ...

18/05/2010 - 17:43 - comment 0

600 Foreigners Surrender Near Mazir-i-Sharif

Haji Mohammad Muhaqiq said they surrendered to his representatives and those of other commanders Abdul Rashid Dostam and Atta Mohammad as part of a deal that will see the remaining fighters in Kunduz lay down ... miles) east of the northern city of Mazir-i-Sharif.  Muhaqiq said Dostam was leading about 2,000 ...

18/05/2010 - 17:29 - comment 0