September 11

  • US court convicts Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on terrorism charges 26-03-2014 08:52 PM

    New York: Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaeda propaganda videotapes after the September 11 attacks, was convicted on Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group's spokesman. The verdict came after about five hours of deliberation in the case against Sulaiman Abu...
  • US: NSA releases more documents on surveillance records of Al-Qaida 22-12-2013 08:38 AM

    Washington: The director of national intelligence declassified more documents that outline how the National Security Agency was first authorised to start collecting bulk phone and Internet records in the hunt for al-Qaida terrorists and how a court eventually gained oversight of the program, after the Justice Department complied with a...
  • Sexual assault case: CBI to quiz ex-Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar 16-10-2013 08:29 AM

    Jaipur: A CBI team in Jaipur will question former Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar in connection with the sexual assault case lodged against him. The Sodala Police station had booked Nagar for allegedly raping, threatening and beating up the woman on September 11, after calling her to his official bungalow...
  • Shinde proposes to host Pak judicial commission after Sept 19 11-09-2013 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: India has proposed to host a Pakistani judicial commission, which will cross-examine key witnesses in the Mumbai terror attacks case, after September 19, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said on Wednesday. Shinde said due to the ongoing 'Ganesh Chaturthi', which is the biggest festival in Maharashtra, India has requested...
  • US: Obama outlines rules for armed drone strikes 24-05-2013 03:45 AM

    Washington: In a wide-ranging speech on foreign policy on Thursday, US President Barack Obama defended his administration's use of drones to kill terrorists abroad, and in a nod to concerns, outlined plans to limit the use of such strikes. As described in a White House statement, the key elements of...
  • Barack Obama limits use of US drone strikes 24-05-2013 02:46 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama outlined plans on Thursday to limit the use of US drone strikes against extremists abroad and took steps aimed at breaking a deadlock on closing the Guantanamo Bay military prison. In a major foreign policy speech after two weeks of fending off domestic scandals, Obama limited...
  • Trial of bin Laden's son-in-law set for January 2014 10-04-2013 06:53 AM

    New York: A federal trial for a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden accused of conspiring to kill Americans will begin in January 2014 in Manhattan, a judge ruled on Tuesday. Suleiman Abu Ghaith, who acted as an al Qaeda spokesman in videos, is one of the highest-ranking al Qaeda figures...
  • Writers take time to absorb 9/11 impact 07-09-2011 01:02 PM

    Norman Mailer once advised another author to wait 10 years before writing about the attacks of Sept. 11 because " it will take that long for you to make sense of it." The estimate by the prominent New York novelist and journalist, who died in 2007, may have been premature....
  • Fireworks, parades, hot dogs: US celebrates 4th 05-07-2011 12:32 PM

    New York: The nation's most extravagant display of July 4 fireworks Monday was a triumphant celebration that turned sober briefly to commemorate the 10-year mark since the Sept. 11 attacks. Tens of thousands of people from around the world streamed to Manhattan's West Side to see the pyrotechnics show over...
  • Obama meets, applauds team that killed Osama 07-05-2011 07:24 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Friday met with Navy Seals, who carried out the successful operation that took out al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Al-qaeda has formally announced that their top leader was indeed killed during the raid and would take solid revenge against the US. Obama and...
  • Pak not informed about strike on Osama hideout 02-05-2011 11:02 AM

    Washington: Apparently fearing a leak, the US did not inform Pakistan about the closely guarded operation on the outskirts of Islamabad today that resulted in the death of al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden, a senior administration official said. "The information was not shared with any other country including Pakistan,"...
  • 9/11 survivors show post traumatic stress 05-01-2011 10:23 AM

    New York: Many civilian survivors of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center were still suffering from symptoms of post-traumatic stress several years after the 2001 disaster, according to a study. The study, the first to focus on the long-term mental health of people who were actually in...
  • Osama's brother dies in Saudi Arabia 14-09-2009 12:42 PM

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  • Osama directing attacks on Afghanistan from Pak: US 09-02-2008 10:38 AM

    St. Kitts: Caricom (Caribbean Community) heads of government will accede to former West Indies captain Chris Gayle's request to intervene in the festering dispute between him and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), it was announced here. New Caricom chairman Denzil Douglas, the prime minister of St. Kitts and Nevis,...
  • Osama no longer a terror in al-Qaeda 16-09-2007 03:25 PM

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  • Bush's power to brand terror trimmed 29-11-2006 08:58 AM

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  • Officials uncover human remains at WTC 22-10-2006 10:40 AM

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  • 9/11 a White House plot : Iran daily 11-09-2006 05:41 PM

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