9/11 Terrorist Attacks

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9/11 Terrorist Attacks

An event on September 11, 2001, in which 19 al Qaeda terrorists flew two airplanes into the World Trade Center towers in New York and a third into the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. A fourth airplane failed to reach its target and crashed in Pennsylvania. Immediately after the attacks, which killed more than 2,000 people, U.S. President George W. Bush grounded all non-military airplanes and all stock exchanges in the United States were closed for several days. The attacks (and increased airport security that followed them) are thought to have hurt the airline industry. Additionally, stock prices fell significantly when markets re-opened; for example, the DJIA fell 685 points on September 17, 2001.
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Federal Cabinet made a political decision to locate the new reactor in the Sydney suburbs before doing environment or project impact studies and well before the September 11, 2001 attacks in the USA.
Hong Kong also has played a key role in encouraging the intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering to adopt stringent antiterrorism measures in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, to implement recommendations against terrorism financing, and to build global support for the work of the Task Force among non-members.
A French scheme to compensate airlines for their extra costs after the September 11, 2001 attacks got the go-ahead from the European Commission on March 19.
GL&V Paper Group, Hudson Falls, New York, USA, and Seven Hills Paperboard LLC, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA, donated USS 4000 of the proceeds of a paper machine dryer systems project to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund to support the relief effort from the September 11, 2001 attacks. In other news, GL&V recently completed a fast-track project to provide paper machinery to convert a machine at Seven Hills Paperboard LLC in order to produce gypsum, linerboard for Lafarge North America.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An American scholar announced that the September 11, 2001 attacks were part of an Islamophobic project by Israel to replace communism with "Islamic terrorism" as a new global threat which would allow Tel Aviv and its allies to further their agenda.
It took nearly a decade for Americans polled to warm towards Bush, who led the United States during the September 11, 2001 attacks and launched two wars in its aftermath.
The study, conducted by ATR Consulting, comes as the United States is readying up to withdraw most of its troops this year, ending the long war that was waged post September 11, 2001 attacks.
New video of the September 11, 2001 attacks, shot from a police helicopter hovering near the burning World Trade Center towers, has been published on the internet.
DOHA: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has questioned the accepted narrative of the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States, saying it was still not clear who was behind them.
Summary: TEHRAN: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Saturday the September 11, 2001 attacks were exaggerated in a fresh broadside at the United States just days after President Barack Obama voiced willingness to talk to Iran.Well-known for his anti-American and anti-Israeli rhetoric, Ahmadinejad also repeated his denial of the Nazi Holocaust in which six million Jews were killed
A US court has rejected an appeal by Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person convicted in a US court on criminal charges related to the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.
"This may have led to a relatively weaker emotional impact compared with the totally unexpected September 11, 2001 attacks in New York."