september 11

The 9/11 attacks and the resilience of New York

On September 11, 2001, I witnessed the 9/11 terror attacks from a high-rise building in the Washington Heights neighborhood of northern Manhattan.

Taliban chief negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (front) leaves after peace talks with Afghan sen
After 18 years of war, Taliban gets US to leave

NATO has welcomed the new Taliban agreement, noting that it is between the US and the "Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and between the US and the Taliban."

A GROUP of junior high school students are demanding the government fulfill its educational duty to
UK school textbook asks how creation of Israel was cause of 9/11 attacks

Publisher acknowledges problem, withdraws book from sale

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (left) in 2013 while running for elections.
Jersey City’s Jewish mayor dedicated life to public service after 9/11

A grandchild of Holocaust survivors, Fulop grew up working in his father's deli after school. After 9/11, he quit his job at Goldman Sachs to serve in the Marines.

Journalists present at ground zero after 9/11 are getting cancer

Two spoke to CNN to tell other victims that compensation and treatment are available. One said that, while getting the story, you don't think that years later, "you're going to end up dying from it."

Second tower of the World Trade Center bursting into flames after being hit on Sept. 11, 2001
Jordanian columnist claims 9/11 planned by U.S. to benefit Israel

Abd Al-Hamid Al-Hamshari wrote that since September 11, the US has brought chaos upon the Middle East region, claiming that the America created Al-Qaeda and ISIS to serve the interests of Israel.

Second tower of the World Trade Center bursting into flames after being hit on Sept. 11, 2001
Israeli families commemorate loved ones lost on 9/11

The annual ceremony is held at the 9/11 Living Memorial Monument in Jerusalem.

Eighteen years on, US mourns 9/11 victims

President Donald Trump is expected to join the memorial at the Pentagon, while VP Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at a ceremony in Pennsylvania.

Vice President Cheney with Condoleezza Rice, Karen Hughes and Mary Matalin in PEOC on 9/11/2001
New book records harrowing stories of witnesses, officials in 9/11 attacks

The vice president gave permission to shoot down an identified hijacked commercial aircraft. "Having seen what had happened in NY and the Pentagon, you really didn’t have any choice," he explained.

NY gov legislates moment of silence in public schools commemorating 9/11

The law aims "to encourage dialogue and education in the classroom, and to ensure future generations have an understanding of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks and their place in history."

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