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Sudan says Eritrea backing rebels
Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Is
Last updated: 25 Jun 2005 13:59 GMT
Taliban vows post-winter attacks
Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Umar has issued a rare statement saying his fighters will increase attacks on government and foreign forces in
Last updated: 08 Mar 2005 16:35 GMT
Senior Taliban security chief captured
Afghan security forces have captured Taliban leader Mulla Muhammad Umar's personal security chief as he travelled in a van to the southern city of Kandahar, provincial officials said.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2004 10:04 GMT
Afghan civilians killed in US air raid
A US air raid in Afghanistan's southern province of Zabul has left eight civilians dead, besides killing a Taliban commander.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2003 08:57 GMT
Pakistan detains Taliban commander
A Taliban commander has been arrested while trying to sneak into Pakistan from Afghanistan.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2003 11:12 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
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Why Was Arafat Killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
Is Croatia's 'yes' vote tyranny of the majority?
Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
Ukraine: A victim of Euro-Russian divide?
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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