The Northern Alliance has launched an offensive on Kabul. Clashes between the Taliban movement and the Alliance are currently in full swing north off the city. According to the Saudi television, the Northern Alliance commenced its offensive after the artillery shelling of the Taliban targets, which was launched on Sunday night simultaneously with the US air strikes.
According to a source in the Russian Defence Ministry, Russia started deploying elite commando units in eastern Libya. Russian GRU officers, mercenaries and advisors have arrived in Libya