SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS

  • Bin Laden's son-in-law Abu Ghaith sentenced to life in US prison September 23, 2014

    Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday in New York following his conviction on terrorism charges. A Manhattan federal jury in March found the Kuwaiti-born 48-year-old guilty of conspiring to kill Americans, conspiring to provide material support for terrorists and providing...
  • US court convicts Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on terrorism charges March 26, 2014

    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 Ghaith,...
  • Trial of bin Laden's soninlaw set for January 2014 April 10, 2013

    New York: A federal trial for a soninlaw 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 highestranking al Qaeda figures to...
  • Status of World Trade Centre site, 11 years later September 10, 2012

    New York: Eleven years after terrorists attacked the World Trade Centre, the new multibilliondollar World Trade Centre once again dominates the lower Manhattan skyline. Hundreds of construction workers are at the 16acre site every day, and tourists snap thousands of photos of the two towers that are nearing completion. Here is...
  • Fireworks, parades, hot dogs: US celebrates 4th July 5, 2011

    New York: The nation's most extravagant display of July 4 fireworks Monday was a triumphant celebration that turned sober briefly to commemorate the 10year 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 the...
  • Obama meets, applauds team that killed Osama May 7, 2011

    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. Alqaeda has formally announced that their top leader was indeed killed during the raid and would take solid revenge against the US. Obama and US...
  • Pak not informed about strike on Osama hideout May 2, 2011

    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," the...
  • 9/11 terrorist's passport found in Pakistan province October 30, 2009

    Washington: Pakistan has found the passport of a member of the Hamburg cell of alQaeda, suspected to have planned the September 11 terrorist attack, during the assault in South Waziristan this week, The New York Times reported. In a village in South Waziristan, soldiers found a German passport belonging to Said...
  • Osama's brother dies in Saudi Arabia September 14, 2009

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Osama bin Laden's family has announced the death of one of the terror mastermind's brothers. In a fullpage notice on Sunday in AlRiyadh newspaper, the family said Thabet bin Laden passed away and the funeral is scheduled that afternoon in the holy city of Mecca. The notice said he...
  • USA can't find Osama bin Laden, trail grows cold August 18, 2009

    Kabul: The democratisation of Afghanistan, despite its flaws, has been successful. For the second time since the overthrow of the Taliban regime, the population is to elect a new president on August 20. But the most important aim of the 2001 USled invasion of the wartorn country has still not...
  • Obama plane photo op startles New Yorkers April 28, 2009

    New York: One of President Barack Obama's official planes flanked by an Air Force fighter jet flew low over the Statue of Liberty on Monday for a photo opportunity that reminded startled New Yorkers of the September 11 attacks. The White House Military Office apologized for the mission, which infuriated New...
  • Osama writing book on his terrorist network October 26, 2008

    Islamabad: The world's most wanted fugitive, Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, is reportedly writing a book on the struggle of his terrorist network that dispenses money, logistical support and training to radical groups in over 50 countries. The book, being written in Arabic, will later be translated into English....
  • Osama no longer a terror in alQaeda September 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The precariouslytimed video released by alQaeda showing Osama bin Laden has sent intelligence officials in a frenzy. Now the latest intelligence reports from UK and US indicate that Osama bin Laden has been sidelined by his followers in the outfit. The report that appeared in The Sunday Telegraph says...
  • In the footsteps of bin Laden: Part II August 28, 2006

    AlQaeda chief has not been charged in the case relating to the September 11 attacks due to legal reasons. ...
  • In the footsteps of bin Laden: Part I August 28, 2006

    AlQaeda chief has not been charged in the case relating to the September 11 attacks due to legal reasons. ...
  • Osama not booked for 9/11 attacks August 28, 2006

    Washington: Osama bin Laden is USAs deadliest enemy and takes top slot in the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Ten Most Wanted List but his name does not officially figure in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks case. There is a legal reason why the FBI has not formally put bin...