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#September 11

# september-11 - Friday 11 September, 2020

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations
# September 11
# September 11

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations

Sep 11th 2020, 3:21 PM 17,940 Views 36 Comments

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will pay their respects at the same memorial today.

# september-11 - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever on 9/11 anniversary
# September 11
# September 11

Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever on 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11th 2019, 3:41 PM 16,300 Views 38 Comments

It has been 18 years since Al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four US commercial airliners.

# september-11 - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks
# Guantánamo Bay
# Guantánamo Bay

Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks

Aug 31st 2019, 2:02 PM 27,035 Views 92 Comments

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others in Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial in January 2021.

# september-11 - Monday 15 April, 2019

US Congresswoman says she's received more death threats since Trump tweeted 9/11 video
# Ilhan Omar
# Ilhan Omar

US Congresswoman says she's received more death threats since Trump tweeted 9/11 video

Apr 15th 2019, 7:36 AM 24,570 Views 91 Comments

The video on Trump’s Twitter feed has been viewed more than nine million times.

# september-11 - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences

Nov 1st 2017, 9:39 PM 22,131 Views 0 Comments

Eight people were killed in New York’s worst attack since 11 September 2001.

# september-11 - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later
# New York
# New York

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later

Aug 8th 2017, 8:27 AM 33,093 Views 86 Comments

Remains of 40% of the people who died in the attacks have yet to be identified.

# september-11 - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home
# Raising The Flag
# Raising The Flag

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home

Sep 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 23,962 Views 98 Comments

After plucking the flag from a nearby boat, three firefighters hoisted it amid the ashen destruction.

# september-11 - Monday 7 December, 2015

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial

Dec 7th 2015, 6:10 PM 19,905 Views 88 Comments

Attempts to put them on trial in New York for the terrorist attacks backfired.

# september-11 - Thursday 19 March, 2015

9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack
# New York
# New York

9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack

Mar 19th 2015, 9:54 PM 34,503 Views 57 Comments

Matthew David Yarnell was aged 26 when he died.

# september-11 - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Opinion: The Irish handprints on the world's most symbolic site – One World Trade Centre
# New York
# New York

Opinion: The Irish handprints on the world's most symbolic site – One World Trade Centre

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:45 AM 660 Views 33 Comments

Many Irish and Kerry men spent more than five years working at the resurrected World Trade Centre site.

# september-11 - Friday 7 November, 2014

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden
# Zero Dark Shirty
# Zero Dark Shirty

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Nov 7th 2014, 8:10 AM 20,565 Views 81 Comments

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

# september-11 - Friday 1 August, 2014

Obama: US "tortured some folks" after 9/11, but critics should not be "too sanctimonious"
# Torture
# Torture

Obama: US "tortured some folks" after 9/11, but critics should not be "too sanctimonious"

Aug 1st 2014, 9:46 PM 12,552 Views 138 Comments

President Obama said “a lot of those folks were working hard and under enormous pressure, and are real patriots”.

# september-11 - Monday 21 July, 2014

FBI "may have created terrorists out of law-abiding individuals", says rights report
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

FBI "may have created terrorists out of law-abiding individuals", says rights report

Jul 21st 2014, 5:02 PM 10,553 Views 18 Comments

HRW and Columbia Law School report says US law enforcement effectively participated in developing terrorism plots for prosecution.

# september-11 - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum
# 9/11
# 9/11

Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum

May 15th 2014, 4:02 PM 17,153 Views 61 Comments

Barack and Michelle Obama visited the $700 million museum today ahead of next week’s opening.

# september-11 - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Unidentified 9/11 remains returned to Ground Zero
# World Trade Centre
# World Trade Centre

Unidentified 9/11 remains returned to Ground Zero

May 10th 2014, 5:03 PM 31,977 Views 47 Comments

Families of those who died on the day criticised the move.

# september-11 - Monday 3 February, 2014

9/11 conspiracy theorist arrested after interrupting Super Bowl conference
# Truther
# Truther

9/11 conspiracy theorist arrested after interrupting Super Bowl conference

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:53 AM 31,958 Views 300 Comments

The intruder grabbed the microphone from MVP Malcom Smith.

# september-11 - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Ex-New York police officers charged in 9/11 disability scam
# USA
# USA

Ex-New York police officers charged in 9/11 disability scam

Jan 8th 2014, 8:19 AM 11,918 Views 0 Comments

More than 100 people were arrested, including 72 city police officers.

# september-11 - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

In Pictures: US marks 9/11 anniversary
# In Remembrance
# In Remembrance

In Pictures: US marks 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11th 2013, 8:00 PM 13,179 Views 100 Comments

A number of memorials took place today to mark the twelfth anniversary of the attacks that struck America on 11 September 2001.

This 9/11 'special offer' almost closed down a golf club
# Played A Bogey
From The Daily Edge
# Played A Bogey

This 9/11 'special offer' almost closed down a golf club

Sep 11th 2013, 9:32 AM 20,525 Views 39 Comments

The owner said he received death threats over the offer of nine holes for $9.11.

12 years on: America remembers a day of terror
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

12 years on: America remembers a day of terror

Sep 11th 2013, 6:00 AM 12,894 Views 194 Comments

See: the newspapers from 12 September 2001.

# september-11 - Friday 10 May, 2013

In pics: Final piece of spire added to One World Trade Centre
# One World Trade Centre
# One World Trade Centre

In pics: Final piece of spire added to One World Trade Centre

May 10th 2013, 6:29 PM 16,845 Views 44 Comments

Its total height is now 541 metres, or 1,776 feet – a symbolic height chosen to echo the year 1776, when America declared independence from Britain.

# september-11 - Monday 29 April, 2013

NYPD confirms piece of wreckage comes from hijacked 9/11 plane
# 9/11
# 9/11

NYPD confirms piece of wreckage comes from hijacked 9/11 plane

Apr 29th 2013, 7:45 PM 16,367 Views 105 Comments

The twisted piece of wreckage, believed to be part of a wing flap, was discovered in a narrow space between two buildings.

# september-11 - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Authorities resume search for human remains in New York's 9/11 debris
# September 11
# September 11

Authorities resume search for human remains in New York's 9/11 debris

Apr 2nd 2013, 2:30 PM 22,076 Views 110 Comments

Eleven years after the 2001 attacks, about 60 truckloads of debris are again being searched for the remains of missing victims.

# september-11 - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Poll: Do you think flight restrictions should be relaxed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think flight restrictions should be relaxed?

Mar 6th 2013, 9:33 AM 11,161 Views 64 Comments

From next month, pocket knives with blades of up to six centimetres are to be allowed on flights in the US.

# september-11 - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Guantanamo judge orders US to stop censoring 9/11 hearings
# September 11
# September 11

Guantanamo judge orders US to stop censoring 9/11 hearings

Jan 31st 2013, 3:55 PM 5,096 Views 52 Comments

Judge James Pohl says the government cannot remotely censor pre-trial hearings for the suspects of the 9/11 attacks.

# september-11 - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Minister speaks of 'very moving' memorial on 9/11 anniversary
# September 11
# September 11

Minister speaks of 'very moving' memorial on 9/11 anniversary

Sep 12th 2012, 8:41 AM 2,947 Views 15 Comments

Junior minister Joe Costello was given a guided tour of the 9/11 memorial in New York on the 11th anniversary of the attacks.

# september-11 - Friday 3 August, 2012

Barack Obama message, signature hoisted to top of One World Trade Center
# World Trade Center
# World Trade Center

Barack Obama message, signature hoisted to top of One World Trade Center

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:39 AM 7,208 Views 5 Comments

In photos: steel beam signed by the Obamas and police and construction workers at the WTC site has been lifted onto the 104th floor of the new skyscraper.

# september-11 - Friday 11 May, 2012

Column: Here's Irish pride - my family are rebuilding the World Trade Center
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Here's Irish pride - my family are rebuilding the World Trade Center

May 11th 2012, 8:24 PM 93 Views 36 Comments

Kerry O’Shea describes the experience of her father and brother, working dozens of storeys up on the new towers.

# september-11 - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears on 2,976 murder charges over 9/11
# 9/11
# 9/11

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears on 2,976 murder charges over 9/11

May 5th 2012, 3:19 PM 2,949 Views 26 Comments

Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators appeared in public for the first time in more than three years today.

# september-11 - Friday 4 May, 2012

9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial
# 9/11
# 9/11

9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial

May 4th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,624 Views 28 Comments

Five men are accused of orchestrating the attacks which killed almost 3,000 people on 11 September, 2001.

# september-11 - Monday 30 April, 2012

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again
# Skyscrapers
# Skyscrapers

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again

Apr 30th 2012, 6:54 PM 9,983 Views 21 Comments

The new tower is reclaiming the title held by its predecessors destroyed on 9/11 – check out this time-lapse video of its eight-year construction…

# september-11 - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks
# 9/11 Attacks
# 9/11 Attacks

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks

Apr 5th 2012, 7:14 AM 2,437 Views 39 Comments

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed could face the death penalty along with four others if convicted.

# september-11 - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

# september-11 - Sunday 11 September, 2011

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks
# September 11
# September 11

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

Sep 11th 2011, 5:00 PM 1,418 Views 43 Comments

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11
# 9/11
# 9/11

“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11

Sep 11th 2011, 4:30 PM 667 Views 1 Comment

“Where were you when you heard?” Some well-known Irish figures with a link to the US remember the moment they realised what had happened in New York – and what it meant to them.

9/11: What the rest of the world is saying
# 9/11
# 9/11

9/11: What the rest of the world is saying

Sep 11th 2011, 12:53 PM 719 Views 0 Comments

As commemorative services take place across the US, we take a look at the rest of the world’s take on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America.

# september-11 - Saturday 10 September, 2011

FDNY deals with fire in Manhattan skyscraper
# New York
# New York

FDNY deals with fire in Manhattan skyscraper

Sep 10th 2011, 8:26 PM 1,043 Views 6 Comments

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 10th 2011, 7:55 PM 2,064 Views 9 Comments

All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…

After the fall: How TV and film coped with the loss of the Twin Towers image
# 9/11
# 9/11

After the fall: How TV and film coped with the loss of the Twin Towers image

Sep 10th 2011, 5:59 PM 2,818 Views 14 Comments

The fall of the WTC left many TV and film producers with difficult decisions: should they remove any images of them, or leave them intact?

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances
# 9/11
# 9/11

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances

Sep 10th 2011, 5:58 PM 175 Views 2 Comments

In his weekly address, a day before the 9/11 anniversary, Barack Obama pays tribute to how a “resilient nation” reacted.

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