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Newly released FBI memo hints at Saudi involvement with 9/11 hijackers
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Newly released FBI memo hints at Saudi involvement with 9/11 hijackers

Sun 11:18 AM 26,494 Views 24 Comments

Three successive US administrations have refused to declassify and release documents related to the case.

Here's how the US is marking 20 years since the September 11 attacks
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Here's how the US is marking 20 years since the September 11 attacks

Sep 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 22,302 Views 31 Comments

The US and other countries, including Ireland, are remembering the victims of 9/11 on its 20th anniversary.

Ground zero rebuilding in New York still unfinished, 20 years later
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Ground zero rebuilding in New York still unfinished, 20 years later

Sep 9th 2021, 2:38 PM 32,302 Views 16 Comments

Two planned skyscrapers, a performing arts centre and a church are still unfinished at the site.

Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites
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Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites

Sep 5th 2021, 12:53 PM 11,479 Views 19 Comments

Next Saturday’s anniversary falls less than two weeks after the end of the nearly two decade-long US war in Afghanistan.

Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies aged 88
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Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies aged 88

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 9:25 PM 23,678 Views 56 Comments

Rumsfeld led the US into war in Afghanistan and Iraq during the presidency of George W Bush.

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations
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US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations

Sep 11th 2020, 3:21 PM 17,981 Views 36 Comments

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will pay their respects at the same memorial today.

Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever on 9/11 anniversary
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Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever on 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11th 2019, 3:41 PM 16,315 Views 38 Comments

It has been 18 years since Al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four US commercial airliners.

Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks
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Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks

Aug 31st 2019, 2:02 PM 27,095 Views 92 Comments

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others in Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial in January 2021.

US Congresswoman says she's received more death threats since Trump tweeted 9/11 video
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US Congresswoman says she's received more death threats since Trump tweeted 9/11 video

Apr 15th 2019, 7:36 AM 24,576 Views 91 Comments

The video on Trump’s Twitter feed has been viewed more than nine million times.

New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences
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New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences

Nov 1st 2017, 9:39 PM 22,136 Views 0 Comments

Eight people were killed in New York’s worst attack since 11 September 2001.

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later
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9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later

Aug 8th 2017, 8:27 AM 33,123 Views 86 Comments

Remains of 40% of the people who died in the attacks have yet to be identified.

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home
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Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home

Sep 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,024 Views 98 Comments

After plucking the flag from a nearby boat, three firefighters hoisted it amid the ashen destruction.

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial
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The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial

Dec 7th 2015, 6:10 PM 19,935 Views 88 Comments

Attempts to put them on trial in New York for the terrorist attacks backfired.

9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack
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9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack

Mar 19th 2015, 9:54 PM 34,511 Views 57 Comments

Matthew David Yarnell was aged 26 when he died.

Opinion: The Irish handprints on the world's most symbolic site – One World Trade Centre
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Opinion: The Irish handprints on the world's most symbolic site – One World Trade Centre

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:45 AM 717 Views 33 Comments

Many Irish and Kerry men spent more than five years working at the resurrected World Trade Centre site.

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden
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"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Nov 7th 2014, 8:10 AM 20,783 Views 84 Comments

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

Obama: US "tortured some folks" after 9/11, but critics should not be "too sanctimonious"
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Obama: US "tortured some folks" after 9/11, but critics should not be "too sanctimonious"

Aug 1st 2014, 9:46 PM 12,564 Views 138 Comments

President Obama said “a lot of those folks were working hard and under enormous pressure, and are real patriots”.

FBI "may have created terrorists out of law-abiding individuals", says rights report
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FBI "may have created terrorists out of law-abiding individuals", says rights report

Jul 21st 2014, 5:02 PM 10,556 Views 18 Comments

HRW and Columbia Law School report says US law enforcement effectively participated in developing terrorism plots for prosecution.

Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum
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Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum

May 15th 2014, 4:02 PM 17,165 Views 61 Comments

Barack and Michelle Obama visited the $700 million museum today ahead of next week’s opening.

Unidentified 9/11 remains returned to Ground Zero
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Unidentified 9/11 remains returned to Ground Zero

May 10th 2014, 5:03 PM 31,987 Views 47 Comments

Families of those who died on the day criticised the move.

9/11 conspiracy theorist arrested after interrupting Super Bowl conference
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9/11 conspiracy theorist arrested after interrupting Super Bowl conference

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:53 AM 31,962 Views 300 Comments

The intruder grabbed the microphone from MVP Malcom Smith.

Ex-New York police officers charged in 9/11 disability scam
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Ex-New York police officers charged in 9/11 disability scam

Jan 8th 2014, 8:19 AM 11,924 Views 0 Comments

More than 100 people were arrested, including 72 city police officers.

In Pictures: US marks 9/11 anniversary
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In Pictures: US marks 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11th 2013, 8:00 PM 13,264 Views 100 Comments

A number of memorials took place today to mark the twelfth anniversary of the attacks that struck America on 11 September 2001.

This 9/11 'special offer' almost closed down a golf club
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This 9/11 'special offer' almost closed down a golf club

Sep 11th 2013, 9:32 AM 20,529 Views 39 Comments

The owner said he received death threats over the offer of nine holes for $9.11.

12 years on: America remembers a day of terror
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12 years on: America remembers a day of terror

Sep 11th 2013, 6:00 AM 12,910 Views 194 Comments

See: the newspapers from 12 September 2001.

In pics: Final piece of spire added to One World Trade Centre
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In pics: Final piece of spire added to One World Trade Centre

May 10th 2013, 6:29 PM 16,848 Views 44 Comments

Its total height is now 541 metres, or 1,776 feet – a symbolic height chosen to echo the year 1776, when America declared independence from Britain.

NYPD confirms piece of wreckage comes from hijacked 9/11 plane
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NYPD confirms piece of wreckage comes from hijacked 9/11 plane

Apr 29th 2013, 7:45 PM 16,379 Views 105 Comments

The twisted piece of wreckage, believed to be part of a wing flap, was discovered in a narrow space between two buildings.

Authorities resume search for human remains in New York's 9/11 debris
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Authorities resume search for human remains in New York's 9/11 debris

Apr 2nd 2013, 2:30 PM 22,114 Views 110 Comments

Eleven years after the 2001 attacks, about 60 truckloads of debris are again being searched for the remains of missing victims.

Poll: Do you think flight restrictions should be relaxed?
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Poll: Do you think flight restrictions should be relaxed?

Mar 6th 2013, 9:33 AM 11,165 Views 64 Comments

From next month, pocket knives with blades of up to six centimetres are to be allowed on flights in the US.

Guantanamo judge orders US to stop censoring 9/11 hearings
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Guantanamo judge orders US to stop censoring 9/11 hearings

Jan 31st 2013, 3:55 PM 5,099 Views 52 Comments

Judge James Pohl says the government cannot remotely censor pre-trial hearings for the suspects of the 9/11 attacks.

Minister speaks of 'very moving' memorial on 9/11 anniversary
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Minister speaks of 'very moving' memorial on 9/11 anniversary

Sep 12th 2012, 8:41 AM 2,949 Views 15 Comments

Junior minister Joe Costello was given a guided tour of the 9/11 memorial in New York on the 11th anniversary of the attacks.

Barack Obama message, signature hoisted to top of One World Trade Center
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Barack Obama message, signature hoisted to top of One World Trade Center

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:39 AM 7,216 Views 5 Comments

In photos: steel beam signed by the Obamas and police and construction workers at the WTC site has been lifted onto the 104th floor of the new skyscraper.

Column: Here's Irish pride - my family are rebuilding the World Trade Center
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Column: Here's Irish pride - my family are rebuilding the World Trade Center

May 11th 2012, 8:24 PM 106 Views 36 Comments

Kerry O’Shea describes the experience of her father and brother, working dozens of storeys up on the new towers.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears on 2,976 murder charges over 9/11
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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears on 2,976 murder charges over 9/11

May 5th 2012, 3:19 PM 2,970 Views 26 Comments

Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators appeared in public for the first time in more than three years today.

9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial
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9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial

May 4th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,627 Views 28 Comments

Five men are accused of orchestrating the attacks which killed almost 3,000 people on 11 September, 2001.

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again
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World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again

Apr 30th 2012, 6:54 PM 9,984 Views 21 Comments

The new tower is reclaiming the title held by its predecessors destroyed on 9/11 – check out this time-lapse video of its eight-year construction…

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks
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Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks

Apr 5th 2012, 7:14 AM 2,466 Views 39 Comments

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed could face the death penalty along with four others if convicted.

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks
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In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

Sep 11th 2011, 5:00 PM 1,434 Views 43 Comments

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11
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“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11

Sep 11th 2011, 4:30 PM 677 Views 1 Comment

“Where were you when you heard?” Some well-known Irish figures with a link to the US remember the moment they realised what had happened in New York – and what it meant to them.

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