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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

In Pictures: US marks 9/11 anniversary

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

12 years on: America remembers a day of terror

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think flight restrictions should be relaxed?

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks

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

# september-11 - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# september-11 - Sunday 11 September, 2011

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

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

“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

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

THE NEW YORK fire department is dealing with a fire on the upper floors of a skyscraper in Manhattan this evening. It is understood that the fire was caused by an exploded electrical transformer in the upper floors of the Credit Suisse building, at 1 Madison Avenue in central Manhattan, about one mile uptown from the site of the World Trade Centre. Foul play is not suspected.

The Daily Fix: Saturday

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 This post contains images

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

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 This post contains videos

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances

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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