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US Presses Russia on Support for Afghan Reprisal Strikes

not made up its mind on the issue of ex-Soviet bases for Washington's mooted Afghan assault.  ... they be given access to Moscow's old bases.  Neither Armitage nor Trubnikov spoke to the press ... After the talks, Uzbek President Islam Karimov said his country had "made no commitments" ...

18/05/2010 - 17:45 - comment 0

Taliban Guide Press to Helicopter Debris, Allege US Use of Banned Weapons

in Afghan mountains, the Afghan Islamic Press news agency reported.  In Washington, US officials ... and metallic pieces were displayed by a group of Afghans in mountains north of Kandahar.  One large casing ...

18/05/2010 - 17:35 - comment 0

Text of Afghan Scholars Edict

issued by an Afghan grand Shura, or council, of Islamic clerics in Kabul on Thursday. ... or council, of Islamic clerics in Kabul on Thursday.  The text was translated by the Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press from the original Pashto into Urdu, and from Urdu into English by AFP.    "This ...

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

AIP: Bomb Blast Kills Eight in Afghan Town

people, including an exiled Iranian Islamic scholar, a Pakistan-based Afghan news service reported.  The Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) quoted the Herat province governor Mualvi Khairullah Khairkhwa as saying ... A bomb went off outside a mosque in the western Afghan ...

18/05/2010 - 19:33 - comment 0

Report: Afghan Opposition Frees 14 Taliban Prisoners

Islamic militia ahead of the Muslim Eid-ul-Fitr festival, a report said Tuesday.  The Afghan Islamic ... The Afghan opposition has released 14 Taliban prisoners in response to a similar gesture by the ruling Islamic militia ahead of the Muslim Eid-ul-Fitr ...

19/05/2010 - 10:00 - comment 0

Seven Afghan soldiers killed in Kabul suicide attack

bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, just days after the Afghan government and the US struck ... in the Afghan capital, Kabul, just days after the Afghan government and the US struck a security deal. According to reports on Wednesday, the incident took place after an Afghan military bus was targeted ...

02/10/2014 - 08:09 - comment 0

Afghan Premier to Visit Saudi Arabia, Japan

visit to Saudi Arabia next week, afghan Islamic press (AIP) said on Tuesday in Islam Abad.     ... The prime minister of the interim government of war-ravaged Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, will pay an official visit to Saudi Arabia next week, afghan ...

18/05/2010 - 17:23 - comment 0

Press: Algerian Violence Claims another 17 Lives

Armed Islamic rebels shot dead a man and his pregnant ... Armed Islamic rebels shot dead a man and his pregnant wife before slitting the throats of their two ... bodies of a further 20 armed rebels -- 13 of whom were dressed in Afghan clothes while seven were wearing ...

18/05/2010 - 19:43 - comment 0

Afghan Taliban Fail to Grant Visas to Diplomats

Islamic Afghanistan's Taliban militia has still not issued visas to allow US, Australian and German diplomats to visit eight foreigners detained under Islamic law in Kabul, embassy sources said Thursday.  Deputy Foreign Minister Abdul Rehman Zahid earlier told Afghan Islamic ...

18/05/2010 - 19:10 - comment 0

Afghanistan's release of 65 "dangerous" prisoners draws fierce criticism from the U.S.

As the Afghan government prepared to release 65 ... individuals" free. The Afghan government Thursday prepared to release 65 prisoners from the former Bagram prison against U.S. warnings the detainees are dangerous. The Khaama Press ...

13/02/2014 - 09:10 - comment 0