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The date of the horrific 9/11 terror attacks was reportedly not chosen at random but for a very specific reason. What happened on september 11, 2001 what is the definition of 9/11, the timeline of the attacks and why this is a day to remember. After 17 years, the family of a 9/11 victim can finally bury their son remains from the world trade center attack on sept 11, 2001, have been. Reuters/sara k schwittek it's been 16 years since the attacks of september 11 , 2001 but for millions of americans, haunting memories of. Rates of some diseases may continue to rise among people exposed to toxins from the september 11 terrorist attacks.
Did actor james woods notice and report suspicious men on a flight before the september 11 attacks. The big picture reason for the 9/11 attacks has its roots in 2 denominations of sunni islam referred to as salafism or wahabism wahabism grew out of salafism. A man linked to the sept 11, 2001, attacks on the us was captured in syria by us-backed forces more than a month ago, the pentagon said.
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As the national september 11 memorial museum prepares to open, a look at how americans view the 2001 attacks and their legacy for the. View the september 11 fast facts from cnn and learn more information on the terrorist attacks of september 11, 2001.