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US to reveal Saudi official allegedly tied to 9/11 attackers

The identity of the third person has always been kept classified as Washington and Riyadh worked closely to rid of Al-Qaeda.

Porsche celebrates 20 years of the 911 GT3

The Porsche GT3 embodies the distinctive imprint of Porsche Motorsport.

US believes Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead

Asked if he had intelligence that bin Laden's son had been killed, US President Donald Trump tells reporters, 'I don't want to comment on it.'

US Senate passes 9/11 victim fund

The measure, which provides for billions of dollars in funding, including about US$10 billion over the next decade, passed 97 to 2.

New Porsche 911 lands in cabriolet version

The new 911 Cabriolet is proposed in Carrera S and Carrera 4S versions.

Porsche unveils faster, more powerful new 911

It is the eighth generation version of the emblematic model, and it is already available to order.

Porsche offers new glimpse of the 2020 911

The eighth generation of the Porsche 911 will be coming to the European market early next year, but not before the prototype completes its final tests across the world.

New chief judge for 9/11 case at Guantanamo

Douglas Watkins, a US army colonel, replaces now-retired colonel James Pohl.

New York expo on conspiracy theories aims to capture zeitgeist

The story of Lee Harvey Oswald looms large over the exhibition, which opens with a huge portrait of the assassin entitled 'Peach Oswald' by painter Wayne Gonzales.

New York commemorates 17th anniversary of September 11

The 17th anniversary was commemorated in fog and gentle rain by relatives of those who were killed, police officers, firefighters and officials, who remembered what remains the deadliest single attack on US soil.

Trump in Pennsylvania on 9/11 to honour Flight 93 heroes

The 9/11 plane strikes, which destroyed the Twin Towers and left a gaping hole in the Pentagon, killed nearly 3,000 people, most of them in Manhattan.

For families of some 9/11 victims, new DNA tools reopen old...

The new technique places bone fragments in a chamber containing liquid nitrogen to make them more fragile so they can be pulverized into a fine powder; facilitating easier DNA extraction.

NYC subway station buried by 9/11 open again

The station was under the World Trade Centre, whose twin towers collapsed in flames after being struck by airliners commandeered by al-Qaeda militants.

Families of 9/11 victims look to seize Iran assets in Britain

The plaintiffs want the English High Court to enforce a 2012 US court decision which found evidence that Iran provided material support and resources to al-Qaeda for acts of terrorism.

DNA advances identify 26-year-old man killed on 9/11

The first identification since August 2017, Johnson was a securities analyst at investment banking company Keefe, Bruyette and Woods.

Lawmakers’ report: British spies took ‘inexcusable’ actions after 9/11

The report looked at the actions of British security and intelligence agencies in relation to the handling of detainees overseas and rendition in the period following the Sept 11 2001 attacks in the United States.

Airlines settle Twin Towers claim over 9/11 attacks

World Trade Center Properties, owned by developer Larry Silverstein, initially sought US$12.3 billion from the airlines and airport security companies.

Hamza bin Laden: The heir to Al-Qaeda?

The 15th of bin Laden's 20 children, a son of his third wife, Hamza has been groomed to follow in his father's footsteps since childhood.

On 9/11 anniversary, Al-Qaeda rebounding as a threat, say experts

Al-Qaeda could resume the role of the foremost threat in the future, gathering followers turned off by the Islamic State's most extreme tactics.

Trump marks 9/11 with threat to ‘savage killers’

His tone unbending and solemn, Trump championed America's resilience and "common bonds," but issued a stern warning to "enemies" that "America cannot be intimidated."

New York identifies remains of 9/11 victim

The remains - usually bone fragments - of 1,641 of the 2,753 people known to have been killed have now been positively identified.

FBI releases 9/11 Pentagon photos

The American Airlines jet that struck the Pentagon was one of four airliners hijacked by Al-Qaeda teams and used as weapons in the deadliest terror attack ever on US soil.

9/11 mastermind tells Obama attacks were America’s fault

"It was not we who started the war against you in 9/11; it was you and your dictators in our land," he wrote.

Saudi Arabia lobbies US over 9/11 law

"We believe the law, that curtails sovereign immunities, represents a grave danger to the international system," Jubeir said at a joint press conference with visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry.