“Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged architect of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, ‘voluntarily’ admitted to an FBI agent that the plan had been to hit the White House or the Capitol as well as the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. The ‘confession’ by the man said to have been the operations director of al-Qaeda was given […]

Read More… from 9/28/2023


“The number of first responders from the New York City Fire Department who have died from 9/11-related illnesses has reached 343, matching the number who lost their lives on the day of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Two more members of the FDNY died this September from 9/11-related illnesses, shortly after the 22nd anniversary […]

Read More… from 9/24/2023


“A military judge at Guantánamo Bay has ruled a 9/11 defendant incompetent to stand trial after a military medical panel found that the man’s sustained abuse in CIA custody years earlier had rendered him lastingly psychotic. A Guantánamo military commission spokesperson, Ronald Flesvig, confirmed on Friday [9/22/2023] the ruling by Judge Col Matthew McCall. The […]

Read More… from 9/22/2023


“New York City officials have identified two more victims of the September 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center, just days before the 22nd memorial anniversary of the attacks. The man and woman identified are the 1,648th and 1,649th victims identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, according to a news release […]

Read More… from 9/8/2023


“President Joe Biden has refused to approve some of the conditions that lawyers for the defendants in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks had sought in a possible plea bargain, ruling out a presidential guarantee that the five men would be spared solitary confinement and provided care for the trauma of their torture in CIA custody, […]

Read More… from 9/6/2023


“A proposal to allow alleged perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks to plead guilty and avoid the death penalty poses a powerful dilemma for victims’ families, some of whom still want to seek the ultimate retribution after two decades of legal limbo. … For some families of those killed in New York’s World Trade Center, the […]

Read More… from 8/27/2023


“A Pakistani doctor and former Mayo Clinic research coordinator who sought to join the Islamic State terrorist group to fight in Syria and expressed interest in carrying out attacks on U.S. soil was sentenced Friday [8/25/2023] to 18 years in prison. Muhammad Masood, 31, pleaded guilty a year ago to attempting to provide material support […]

Read More… from 8/25/2023


“One of the men accused of plotting the 9/11 terror attacks isn’t mentally competent to stand trial or assist lawyers in his defence in a capital proceeding at the Guantánamo Bay military prison, a government medical board found. Ramzi bin al-Shibh’s case has been running since 2008. He’s accused of organising the terror plot’s Hamburg, […]

Read More… from 8/25/2023


“The suspected architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and his fellow defendants may never face the death penalty under plea agreements now under consideration to bring an end to their more than decade long prosecution, the Pentagon and FBI have advised families of some of the thousands killed. The notice, made in a letter […]

Read More… from 8/16/2023


“Islamic State on Thursday [8/3/2023] confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Hussein al-Husseini al-Quraishi, and named Abu Hafs al-Hashimi al-Quraishi as his replacement, the group’s spokesperson said in an undated recording published on its Telegram channel. It appeared to be the militant group’s first official announcement on his fate since Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan […]

Read More… from 8/3/2023