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.

Amputee from 9/11 attacks wins 7 medals at Invictus Games

2016-05-11 16:57

Sarah Rudder was on the verge of a key promotion in the US Marines on 9/11 when the terrorist attacks struck and eventually left her without a leg.

9/11 memorial: Security guard shouldn't have silenced choir

2016-04-26 05:33

Officials at the September 11 memorial in New York City say one of their security guards shouldn't have stopped a North Carolina middle school choir from singing the national anthem.

Sanders backs bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

2016-04-18 16:52

Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders is backing legislation that will let Americans sue Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Many Gitmo inmates not 'too dangerous' after all

2016-03-19 21:49

A government review board looking at Guantanamo prisoners who were previously determined to be "too dangerous to release", has approved freeing 19 of the first 23 cases it considered.

Bin Laden wanted most of his fortune used 'on jihad'

2016-03-01 20:34

In his last will and testament, al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29m in personal wealth - most of which he wanted to be used "on jihad, for the sake of Allah".

Close Gitmo, rights monitors urge Obama

2016-01-11 22:40

European and UN human rights experts have urged US President Barack Obama to shut down the controversial Guantanamo Bay prison camp, arguing that its operation undermines the fight against terrorism.

HRW says Bush should be investigated for torture conspiracy

2015-12-01 20:12

Former US president George W Bush and a raft of senior officials from his administration should be investigated for conspiracy to torture, HRW says.


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.

CIA director lifts veil over secret 9/11 pages

2016-05-02 13:42

CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links.

White House poised to release secret pages from 9/11 inquiry

2016-04-25 07:43

The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part of a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 that may shed light on possible Saudi connections to the attackers

WATCH: 9/11 video goes viral again

2016-04-18 12:45

An old video of the 9/11 terrorist attack that was published in October 2009 has gone viral again. Watch the video here:

Indonesia wants Gitmo inmate to stay in US jail

2016-03-08 17:15

Jakarta says it wants to ensure that an alleged terror chief being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, doesn't return to Indonesia under President Barack Obama plan to close Gitmo.

Obama makes first trip to US mosque

2016-02-03 17:45

Seven years into his presidency, Barack Obama is set to make his first trip to an American mosque, offering a high-profile rebuttal of harsh Republican election-year rhetoric against Muslims.

Horror of 9/11 revisited in Guantanamo military court

2015-12-12 07:12

The horror of September 11 2001 has dominated proceedings in a Guantanamo Bay military court, a stark contrast from previous days of rambling testimony that strayed far from the events of 14 years ago.

Trump wants waterboarding back

2015-11-23 06:19

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has called for the return of waterboarding, a near-drowning interrogation technique widely denounced as torture, saying it was "peanuts" compared to what ISIS is doing.

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