'Food mixed with blood'
The ruling Taliban regime remains defiant as it prepares for the second stage of US attacks. Khaled Dawoud, in Islamabad, and Thomas Gorguissian, in Washington, report
War among 'ourselves'
A day after Osama Bin Laden linked attacks on Afghanistan with the reality of Palestine came a trail of Palestinian-on-Palestinian blood. Graham Usher writes from Jerusalem
Under control, for now
Pakistan's army is on high alert after President Pervez Musharraf threw his full weight behind the US-British attack against Afghanistan. Khaled Dawoud writes from Islamabad on an uncertain climate
Means to an end
The US is juggling a gaggle of constraints in its attack on Afghanistan. Can it still come out on top? Galal Nassar looks at the kind of military campaign the US is facing
All the king's men
Both the West and the Afghan opposition to the Taliban regime are looking to the exiled Afghan King Zahir Shah for leadership, Samia Nkrumah writes from Rome
Striking hazardous chords
Bin Laden's defiance of a super power has struck a chord with some. Amira Howeidy reports
'Fast and first'
Qatar's Al-Jazeera emerges as part of the dynamics of a new age, as it scoops all the major Western news networks with its coverage of the war in Afghanistan. Shaden Shehab tunes in
Egypt backs US anti-terrorism action
Cairo has thrown its weight behind the US-led campaign against terrorism. Nevine Khalil and Soha Abdelaty report
Collywobbles all round
Why London plays the jackal to the US lion knowingly antagonising friend and foe remains a mystery. Gamal Nkrumah writes