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Terror Content Remains on Social Media 17 Years After 9/11

It has been seventeen years since the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington D.C., and flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on 9/11 — while technology has advanced rapidly in that time, tech giants still struggle to block terrorist content on their platforms.

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Twitter Users Celebrate ‘Deserved’ 9/11 Terror Attacks

Not everyone on Twitter decided to mourn the lives lost on September 11, 2001, this year. Some took to the social media platform — which has supposedly dedicated itself to “conversational health” — to blame America for the terrorist attacks that day.

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Chad Robichaux: A Veteran Reflects on 9/11 and the Cost of Freedom

As a Force Recon Marine, I knew my life would be different from the moment those planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers, and it was — not just for me, but for so many other Americans, none more than the members of our U.S. military and their families.

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Mansour: If You Think U.S. Intelligence Is Never Wrong, I Have Some Yellowcake for You

The remonstrations of history are rarely heeded in moments of mass hysteria. But before the new Cold Warriors and their neocon fellow travelers lead us into a crusade based on an FBI report about a computer server the bureau never got to inspect, perhaps we should consider the track record of U.S. intelligence in times of war.

A video grab dated 19 June 2001 shows members of Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden's Al-Qaeda, or 'The Base', organization training with AK-47 (Kalashnikov) sub-machine-guns in a video tape said to have been prepared and released by bin Laden himself. The United States was on alert on 23 June as …

Saudi Alumnus of Al-Qaeda Training Camp Arrested in Oklahoma for Visa Fraud

Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj, an immigrant from Saudi Arabia who has been living in Oklahoma for years, was arrested on Monday and charged Tuesday with visa fraud and making false statements to the FBI. At issue was his attendance at one of al-Qaeda’s most notorious training camps in 2000 — the same camp that trained four of the 9/11 hijackers.

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Al-Qaida Leader Claims German 9/11 Suspect Has Died

BERLIN (AP) — A German man believed to have provided logistical support to the Hamburg-based Sept. 11 hijackers has died, according to a newly-released audio message from the leader of al-Qaida.

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Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks. Now that Congress has cleared the way, they’re making a fresh effort.

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Syria’s Assad: Some Refugees Are ‘Definitely’ Terrorists

Weighing in on one of the most contentious issues in American politics — the danger posed to host countries by the 4.8 million people who have fled from Syria’s civil war — Syrian President Bashar Assad told Yahoo News that some of the refugees are “definitely” terrorists.

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Saudi Arabia Lobbies U.S. Over 9/11 Law

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has been lobbying US legislators to change a law allowing victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue the kingdom, he said on Sunday.

Smoke billows up after the first of the two towers of the World Trade Center collapses 11 September, 2001. Two planes were crashed into the twin towers of the center. Both towers have collapsed. Another plane was crashed into the Pentagon in Washington, DC. All are suspected terrorist attacks. AFP …

U.S. Treasury Chief Warns on 9/11 Law During Saudi Visit

A United States law allowing victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia could have “serious implications” for shared US-Gulf interests, a top Obama administration official said Thursday.