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August 13, 1989
Afghan rebels fired rockets at the military airfield at Kabul, the capital, and independent military sources said nine rockets hit the military section of the airport, causing some damage. Since Thursday, the Western-backed rebels appear to have shifted their fire away from civilian residential areas to concentrate on the airport, one of Kabul's main military targets.
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August 13, 1989
Afghan rebels fired rockets at the military airfield at Kabul, the capital, and independent military sources said nine rockets hit the military section of the airport, causing some damage. Since Thursday, the Western-backed rebels appear to have shifted their fire away from civilian residential areas to concentrate on the airport, one of Kabul's main military targets.
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December 8, 1987 | RONE TEMPEST, Times Staff Writer
As President Reagan and Mikhail S. Gorbachev enter their historic summit conference, the mood in this dusty, mountain capital on the other side of the Earth has been one of anticipation and nervousness. Signs of summit anxiety in old Kabul could be found Monday in the famous Shazada money market, where any currency can be traded freely in the booths of turbanned money lenders who sit cross-legged on Persian carpets.
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March 17, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The Soviet Union said Thursday that it has resumed flying weapons to Afghanistan because of a guerrilla offensive around Jalalabad, the first major battle since Soviet troops completed their withdrawal Feb. 15. Soviet Ambassador Yuli M. Vorontsov said the airlift resumed Wednesday, a month after the Soviet army left the Kabul government to fight the insurgents on its own.
NEWS
December 8, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
Even before President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev sit down for their first summit meeting today, high-level aides have drafted joint statements for them to issue on such subjects as the conflicts in Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf. Rozanne L. Ridgway, assistant secretary of state for European and Canadian affairs, met last week with Alexander A. Bessmertnykh, who is a U.S. affairs specialist with the Soviet Foreign Ministry, to hammer out potential communiques.
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March 17, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The Soviet Union said Thursday that it has resumed flying weapons to Afghanistan because of a guerrilla offensive around Jalalabad, the first major battle since Soviet troops completed their withdrawal Feb. 15. Soviet Ambassador Yuli M. Vorontsov said the airlift resumed Wednesday, a month after the Soviet army left the Kabul government to fight the insurgents on its own.
NEWS
December 8, 1987 | RONE TEMPEST, Times Staff Writer
As President Reagan and Mikhail S. Gorbachev enter their historic summit conference, the mood in this dusty, mountain capital on the other side of the Earth has been one of anticipation and nervousness. Signs of summit anxiety in old Kabul could be found Monday in the famous Shazada money market, where any currency can be traded freely in the booths of turbanned money lenders who sit cross-legged on Persian carpets.
NEWS
December 8, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
Even before President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev sit down for their first summit meeting today, high-level aides have drafted joint statements for them to issue on such subjects as the conflicts in Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf. Rozanne L. Ridgway, assistant secretary of state for European and Canadian affairs, met last week with Alexander A. Bessmertnykh, who is a U.S. affairs specialist with the Soviet Foreign Ministry, to hammer out potential communiques.
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