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Ayman al-Zawahiri is dead but the questions his elimination raises are more alive than ever
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Ayman al-Zawahiri is dead but the questions his elimination raises are more alive than ever

The bad news is that the Taliban faction governing Afghanistan today is even more operationally and ideologically aligned with Al Qaeda than the old Afghan Taliban leadership

Guantánamo Bay detention camp marks 20 years: History and controversy surrounding US prison
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Guantánamo Bay detention camp marks 20 years: History and controversy surrounding US prison

The military prison, which was established on 11 January 2002 and still holds 39 inmates, is notorious for carrying out torture and has been called 'national disgrace'

Imran Khan says Taliban's faliure to form inclusive government could cause civil war in Afghanistan
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Imran Khan says Taliban's faliure to form inclusive government could cause civil war in Afghanistan

Khan also said that preventing women from accessing education in Afghanistan would be un-Islamic.

US lawmakers pay tribute to Balbir Singh Sodhi, first victim of hate crime post 9/11 attacks
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US lawmakers pay tribute to Balbir Singh Sodhi, first victim of hate crime post 9/11 attacks

Frank Roque, who is currently serving life in prison, killed the Sikh-American outside an Arizona gas station he owned

Woman looks to connect with 7 people helped by her father during 9/11 attacks, posts messages on social media
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Woman looks to connect with 7 people helped by her father during 9/11 attacks, posts messages on social media

The woman identified as Mercedes Martinez made a special request on her social media page asking the whereabouts of seven strangers who were safely dropped home from Omaha, Nebraska, by her father

Two decades since 9/11, Saudi Arabia shows how much it has changed
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Two decades since 9/11, Saudi Arabia shows how much it has changed

The cloud of social restrictions that loomed over generations in the kingdom is dissipating; no longer are eye-popping concerts, movie theatres and women driving impossible or illegal

Trial of 'mastermind' behind 9/11 attacks resumes: Who is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed?
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Trial of 'mastermind' behind 9/11 attacks resumes: Who is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed?

Mohammed is currently captive in a high-security cell at Cuba’s Guantanamo Bay on the US naval base

US Congresswomen introduce resolution to combat hate crimes against Muslims, Sikhs, South Asians and Arabs
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US Congresswomen introduce resolution to combat hate crimes against Muslims, Sikhs, South Asians and Arabs

The lawmakers said that these communities continue to experience hate, discrimination, racism and xenophobia two decades after the 11 September attack

On 20th anniversary of 9/11, images that captured the enormity of twin tower attacks
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On 20th anniversary of 9/11, images that captured the enormity of twin tower attacks

The terrorist attacks of 9/11, which killed nearly 3,000 people, were captured in countless pictures by news photographers, bystanders, first responders, security cameras, FBI agents and others. These images best tell the story of that terrible day

On A Wing And A Prayer: Kushal M Choksi's book on 9/11 terror attacks depicts internal turmoil of a 'brown-skinned' survivor
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On A Wing And A Prayer: Kushal M Choksi's book on 9/11 terror attacks depicts internal turmoil of a 'brown-skinned' survivor

The author recalled feeling 'violated with the piercing looks of disdain and disapproval from fellow passengers' in a midnight bus and 'discriminated against in the country I had come to love and cherish so much — especially for what it stood for.'

9/11 anniversary: Joe Biden calls for unity as US prepares to mark attacks
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9/11 anniversary: Joe Biden calls for unity as US prepares to mark attacks

In a six-minute speech, the US president delivered an impassioned appeal for the nation to set aside its differences

9/11 and After: Long wars and shadows even longer
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9/11 and After: Long wars and shadows even longer

Following the 2001 attacks on US soil, world affairs reordered abruptly; it fuelled a 20-year abroad and sparked anti-immigrant sentiment, primarily directed at Muslim countries

'US made a mess by coming here:' How Afghans recall horrors of 9/11 aftermath
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'US made a mess by coming here:' How Afghans recall horrors of 9/11 aftermath

As Afghans grappled with the death of Ahmad Shah Massoud, events were unfolding in the United States that were to dramatically change the course of their country's future.

NYC Police unveils 'Wall of Heroes' memorial honouring cops who laid their lives down on 9/11
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NYC Police unveils 'Wall of Heroes' memorial honouring cops who laid their lives down on 9/11

Titled '23 Remembered' the tribute, which is inside the Manhattan headquarters, features hand-painted portraits of those who were killed in the September attacks

For Muslim Americans, two decades after 9/11, fight for dignity and identity rages on
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For Muslim Americans, two decades after 9/11, fight for dignity and identity rages on

Mistrust and suspicion of Muslims didn't start with 9/11, but the attacks dramatically intensified those animosities

Timeline of America's longest war: Key dates of US involvement in Afghanistan since 2001 and the human toll
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Timeline of America's longest war: Key dates of US involvement in Afghanistan since 2001 and the human toll

Here is a brief chronology of US involvement and major developments in Afghanistan over the past two decades

As US readies to exit Afghanistan, India-Pakistan proxy war likely to be last thing on General Bajwa's mind
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As US readies to exit Afghanistan, India-Pakistan proxy war likely to be last thing on General Bajwa's mind

Any instability following the American withdrawal from Afghanistan is sure to trigger further waves of instability in Pakistan’s notorious tribal belt, and even mainstream provinces

How India can teach America and West a lesson in defence against the dark arts
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How India can teach America and West a lesson in defence against the dark arts

In its majority-bashing multiculturalism and whitewashing of all crimes by minorities, the western liberal establishment is willingly looking away from dubious forces.

Donald Trump confirms he spoke to a Taliban leader, making him first US president to do so; says they had 'good talk'
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Donald Trump confirms he spoke to a Taliban leader, making him first US president to do so; says they had 'good talk'

President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he spoke on the phone to a Taliban leader, making him the first US president believed to have ever spoken directly with the militant group.

US 'realistic' but sees opportunity for Afghan peace, says Mike Pompeo after America signs historic deal with Taliban
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US 'realistic' but sees opportunity for Afghan peace, says Mike Pompeo after America signs historic deal with Taliban

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US is “realistic” about the peace deal it signed with the Taliban, but is "seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation"