February 16, 1999Web posted at: 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) WASHINGTON (CNN) — Islamic militant Osama bin Laden is widely believed still to be hiding in Afghanistan, although his relations with the ruling Taliban are reportedly strained. The exiled Saudi billionaire is accused of masterminding the bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa last August. […]

The war of words between Iran and Afghanistan’s militant Taliban escalated into more serious threats Tuesday, as the Taliban warned its military would retaliate if Iran attacked Afghanistan. Iranian military on alert September 15, 1998Web posted at: 1:28 p.m. EDT (1728 GMT) TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) — The war of words between Iran and Afghanistan’s militant […]

The bodies of seven of the nine Iranian diplomats killed last month in Afghanistan were returned to Iran on Monday, while tensions at the border between the two countries flared to new levels. .. September 14, 1998 Web posted at: 8:26 p.m. EDT (0026 GMT) PESHAWAR, Pakistan (CNN) — The bodies of seven of the […]

Monday, Aug 31, 1998 Holy Warrior Redux

Osama Bin Ladin is not an easy man to find, and he plans on keeping it that way. A multimillionaire from Saudi Arabia, he is considered by the U.S. government to be “one of the most significant financial sponsors of Islamic extremist activities in the world.” By Peter Bergen and Frank Smyth Only at TNR […]