Lawsuits blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 get new life

2017-03-24 17:33

Family members of 9/11 families and others harmed in the attacks are on a fresh quest to hold Saudi Arabia responsible.

House votes to halt Gitmo detainee transfers

2016-09-15 18:27

The House has passed legislation to temporarily halt the transfer of more detainees from America's Guantanamo Bay prison.

VIDEO: Clinton 'faints' at 9/11 event

2016-09-11 20:04

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is said to have "fainted" as she left a 9/11 event early. Video taken at the scene and posted on social media shows Clinton being held up by three people. She staggers and appears to trip on a curb as they help her into a vehicle.

9/11: 'The grief never goes away'

2016-09-11 17:44

The US has marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 with victims' relatives reading their names and reflecting on a loss that still feels immediate to many of them.

I remember the day ... 9/11, an American's perspective

2016-09-11 17:00

The author was preparing for her wedding on 9/11. What followed was a journey through the US and the American psyche.

9/11 pilot's mother believes he is alive in Gitmo

2016-09-11 15:56

The mother of Mohammed Atta, one of the kamikaze hijackers who destroyed the World Trade Center, has said in an interview she believes her son is alive at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay.

US military closes a Gitmo prison camp

2016-09-08 21:37

The US military has closed a maximum-security detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, an official says, as the controversial military prison's population continues to shrink.

Prisoner, not seen publicly since 2002, at Gitmo hearing

2016-08-23 21:03

A Palestinian not seen publicly since his capture by the CIA in 2002, has appeared at a US government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Clinton: Get back the spirit of 9/12

2016-06-13 21:25

In the wake of the Orlando shooting, Hillary Clinton is calling on Americans to "get back to the spirit of 9/12", the day after the worst attacks on US soil, when Americans came together with the world to condemn terrorism.

France ups security at Paris airports

2016-05-20 05:16

French authorities have tightened security at Paris airports since last year's attacks in the city, with thousands of border police officers, custom personnel, soldiers and private guards patrolling daily in the three airports serving the French capital.


'Your hands are still wet with blood' - 9/11 mastermind to Obama

2017-02-09 10:28

The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks has written to former US president Barack Obama to tell him 9/11 was a direct result of American foreign policy and the deaths of innocent people it has caused.

Senator says Clinton seemed 'fine' at 9/11 event

2016-09-11 21:39

Senator Chuck Schumer says Hillary Clinton seemed "fine" just before she left the 9/11 memorial ceremony and was captured on video appearing to struggle to stay on her feet.

Clinton, feeling unwell, leaves 9/11 ceremony early

2016-09-11 18:30

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has been dealt another headache after the Democratic nominee left a 9/11 memorial ceremony in New York early, after feeling unwell.

Obama praises resilience of families of 9/11 victims

2016-09-11 17:42

President Barack Obama, speaking at the Pentagon, has said he is inspired by the resilience of the families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

9/11 dead honoured at Ground Zero on 15th anniversary

2016-09-11 15:56

The US has commemorated the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a moment of silence observed in sombre remembrance at Ground Zero in New York, where nearly 3 000 people were killed.

House passes September 11 legislation as Obama veto threat looms

2016-09-09 21:01

The House has approved a bipartisan bill that would allow families of September 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.

Flag firefighters raised at ground zero, returns to site

2016-09-08 17:39

An American flag that firefighters had raised at ground zero in the hours after the 9/11 terror attacks, is set to return to the World Trade Center site after disappearing for more than a decade.

Newly-found blood vials allow for funeral of 9/11 fire chief

2016-06-17 19:36

Nearly 15 years after the September 11 terror attacks, a funeral is being held for a New York City fire chief who died in the collapse of the World Trade Centre.

Prisoner not seen since 2002 CIA capture, may appear at Gitmo

2016-05-26 22:26

A Palestinian not seen publicly since his 2002 capture by the CIA launched a brutal interrogation programme, may soon make his first appearance in a US courtroom.

US Senate votes to allow 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

2016-05-18 10:29

The US Senate approved legislation that would allow 9/11 victims and their relatives to sue Saudi Arabia over its possible role in the 2001 attacks, a bill which could trigger a diplomatic firestorm.

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