1 NORTHERN ALLIANCE
PREMIER DIVISION: Birtley Town 0 Newbiggin 1; Gateshead Rutherford 7 Northbank Carlisle 0; Killingworth Town 4 Ashington Colliers 0; Whitley Bay A 4 Walker Central 2 NORTHERN ALLIANCE
FIRST DIVISION: Cullercoats 5 Gateshead Redheugh 3; Felling Magpies 0 Alnmouth 1; Gosforth Bohemians 2 Grainger Park 6; Hexham 3 New Fordley 1; Monkseaton 0 Seaton Burn 2; Wallsend Boys Club 6 Hebburn Reyrolle 1 NORTHERN ALLIANCE
SECOND DIVISION: Blyth Town 1 Hazlerigg Victory 2; Ryton & Crawcrook Albion A 1 Spittal Rovers 2 TWR BI FOLDS WEARSIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Hartlepool 1, Cleator Moor Celtic 1.
A former Pakistani diplomat has disclosed that the Afghan Taliban and its arch rival, the Northern Alliance
, had almost reached a peace agreement in 1999 brokered by the Pakistani government, but the process was interrupted by the coup in Pakistan.
55 Thurles Cashel Chase 2m2f ATR Card page 66 Key stat Quiscover Fontaine is four wins from four starts on going described as heavy QUISCOVER FONTAINE found only Psycho too good at Thurles last time, but trainer Willie Mullins fears he could be vulnerable to Tony Martin-trained stablemate Northern Alliance
should make a bold bid to complete back-to-back wins in the Guinness kerry national in listowel.
Afghan sources in Kabul said Gen Bismillah had a strong backing by the Northern Alliance
during the nomination process in parliament.
It's sure to be a fine day's racing and lightly-raced Northern Alliance
- a Perth winner in June - runs with the trip and conditions in his favour.
As the government's grip on power disintegrated in the face of the Northern Alliance
offensive, residents in the city, birthplace of the Taliban and home of its leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, claimed senior figures in the regime had begun to flee.
At the time of 9/11, Schroen was in the midst of his retirement process when he was assigned to lead the Jawbreaker operation into northern Afghanistan to engage the Northern Alliance
forces and set the stage for the defeat of the Taliban.
That is as it should be, seeing as this book was written by Gary Berntsen, one of the Central Intelligence Agency's most important field commanders in Afghanistan, whose job was to liaise with the Northern Alliance
forces had joined with the Northern Alliance
to topple Afghanistan's government.
Thus he seeks out subjects of a sort that would ordinarily belong to his earlier practice as a photojournalist--a dead Taliban lying in a ditch, the bombing of Taliban positions in Afghanistan by an American B-52, a handful of Northern Alliance
fighters advancing in a mountainous landscape, the Jenin refugee camp on the West Bank after combat between the Palestinians and the Israelis, Slobodan Milosevic about to be tried in The Hague, central Baghdad four days after the taking of the city by American forces, the Security Council at the UN on the occasion of Colin Powell's speech claiming that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction, and the Musharraf-Soros lunch at the Hotel Belvedere, to name just eight.
Nov 9: Northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif falls to northern alliance
after days of heavy US air strikes targeting Taliban positions