Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

9/11 attacks


Suspected '9/11 hijacker' released from Guantanamo to Saudi Arabia

September 11, 2022 12:39 pm

With his release, there are now 38 prisoners left at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre.

20 years after 9/11, has the US learnt from its mistakes?

September 11, 2022 12:39 pm

Manjeet Kripalani writes: The Taliban is back in Afghanistan and America still has trouble telling apart it friends and foes.

For many 9/11 survivors, dust is still taking its toll

September 12, 2021 11:43 am

Of the 1,11,005 ground zero responders and survivors enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Program, 4,610 have died, according to officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How growing up in New York after 9/11 shaped these Muslim leaders

September 11, 2022 12:40 pm

Hanif and her Muslim peers who came of age during that time would witness their communities deeply affected by these measures.

Two decades after 9/11, one of the last US Marines killed in Afghanistan comes home

September 11, 2022 12:40 pm

Rosario, 25, was among 13 US service members killed in an Aug. 26 suicide bombing outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan's capital Kabul.

'Like an eternal flame': Americans honor the fallen on 20th anniversary of September 11

September 12, 2021 9:56 am

As a first responder struck a silver bell, the ceremony at the Sept. 11 Memorial in lower Manhattan began with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. EDT (1246 GMT), the exact time the first of two planes flew into the World Trade Center's twin towers.

On 9/11 anniversary, Afghans blame departed US forces for their woes

September 11, 2021 8:41 pm

After a two-decade occupation, U.S. forces abruptly pulled out of Afghanistan last month, triggering the collapse of its Western-backed government and the Taliban's dramatic return to power.

'A message of resilience': Americans reflect on 20th anniversary of Sept. 11

September 12, 2021 7:52 am

With President Joe Biden on hand, the ceremony at the Sept. 11 Memorial in New York City began with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. EDT (1246 GMT), the exact time the first of two planes flew into the World Trade Center's twin towers.

Now president, Joe Biden to mark 9/11 rite amid new terror fear

September 11, 2021 4:55 pm

Biden will be the fourth president to console the nation on the anniversary of that dark day, one that has shaped many of the most consequential domestic and foreign policy decisions made by the chief executives over the past two decades.

UK PM Boris Johnson: 9/11 attacks failed to divide us

September 11, 2021 9:49 am

Nearly 3,000 people were killed, including more than 2,600 at the World Trade Center in New York, after hijackers seized control of airplanes and used them to attack the World Trade Center's twin towers and the Pentagon just outside Washington.


18 years of 9/11: Defining images from the day that shook the world

September 12, 2019 7:28 am

18th anniversary of 9/11 attack: On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, the entire world watched as two passenger planes ploughed into the World Trade Centre towers. Another plane crashed into the west wing of the Pentagon. A total of 3,000 people had lost their lives.

9/11 terror attack: US remembers victims on 17th anniversary

September 13, 2018 6:40 am

Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others expected at Tuesday's anniversary ceremony at the World Trade Center.