Sunday 25 October 2020
Sept 11 attacks

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill, set for showdown with Congress

President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, which could prompt Congress to overturn his decision with a rare veto override, the first of his presidency.


US-born Qaeda cleric killed in air attack

Anwar al-Awlaki, a US-born cleric linked to al Qaeda's Yemen-based wing, was killed in an air strike on Friday, Yemeni and US officials said, removing a 'global terrorist' high on a US wanted list. Awlaki's killing, if con


9/11 suspects to be tried in NY

The accused mastermind of Sept 11 attacks and four co-conspirators will be sent to New York for trial in a court near World Trade Center site, the Obama administration said on Friday, as it took a step toward closing the Guantanamo Bay p

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