The National September 11 Memorial in New York City opened to the public on Monday, marking the first time in 10 years that the public was able to step inside the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks in 2001.
In the days running up to the 10th anniversary of September 11, CRI reporter Dominic Swire was on the streets of New York and brings us these exclusive photos.
• Iraqis Pay the Bill of 9/11 Every Day
"Yes, the September 11 attacks in the United States were tragedy, but we (Iraqis) are the people who pay the bill of such tragedy," Mahir Abbas, 53, a journalist in the Iraqi capital Baghdad told Xinhua.
• 9/11 Memorial in NYC Opens to Public
The National September 11 Memorial in New York City opened to the public on Monday, marking the first time in 10 years that the public was able to step inside the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks in 2001.
• New York-bound Flight Lands Safely Despite Security Concern
A New York-bound American Airlines flight landed safely Sunday at John F. Kennedy International Airport, after a security concern caused two military aircraft to escort the plane till its landing.
• Obama Visits 9/11 Crash Site on Attack's 10th Anniversary
U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday visited the crash site of United Flight 93, one of the passenger planes hijacked by terrorists and crashed in rural areas of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, ten years ago.
• World Marks 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks with Anti-terror Pledge
Memorial service was held at the National September 11 Memorial, site of the destroyed World Trade Center twin towers in New York, to remember the 10th anniversary, amid tightened security.
• Israeli PM on 9/11: "The Struggle Is not over"
Marking a decade since the al- Qaida attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Sunday of growing radical Islamism and the threat of militants obtaining nuclear weapons.
• News Analysis: 9/11 Attacks Make Pakistan Insecure
The 11/9 deadliest attacks in New York and Washington have made Pakistan insecure as bomb blasts and suicide attacks by Taliban militants have claimed lives of nearly 35,000 people over the past 10 years.
• US Asks India to Send Ground Troops to Afghanistan after 9/11 Attack
Two months after the Sept. 11, 2001 attack in the United States, the American administration had sent its Pacific Command chief to New Delhi with three specific military demands for direct assistance to its navy and air force and deployment of Indian troops in Afghanistan.
• Chinese Media Mourn Tenth Anniversary of 9/11
A decade after hijacked planes hit the Twin Towers on Manhattan, most Beijing-based newspapers carried articles to mark the event's tenth anniversary, but just as they usually did for an international news.
• U.S. Dedicates New Memorial before 9/11 Anniversary
The U.S. on Saturday dedicated a new national memorial to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks ten years ago. Alert Lifted at Washington's Airport; Obama Calls for Heightened Vigilance; Chinese Media Mourn 9/11 Anniversary
• Sudan Condemns Terrorist Acts before 9/11 Anniversary
Sudan condemned any terrorist acts targeting civilians and renewed its solidarity with the American people on Saturday, one day before the 10th anniversary of September 11 attacks.
• No Spike of Anti-Islam Sentiments in U.S. Since 9/11
Nearly 100 men, many in suits, shirts and khakis, knelt on long strips of white linen spread out on a beige carpeted floor, heeding the call to prayer.
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In Focus
People in The Know: U.S. Anti-terrorism 10 Years after 9/11
Ten years after September the 11th terrorist attacks, U.S. efforts to root out terrorism has paid off in the sense that it thwarted several plots to launch attacks on U.S. home soil in the past decade. But this level of safety comes at a staggering price.
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CRI Reports
• 9/11 Special: Ten Years Later: Is China America's Antiterrorism Ally?
• Chinese Help Rebuild New York
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Timeline
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The Attack
Backgrounder: Sept. 11 Terror Attacks, Anti-terror War
Terrorists hijacked four U.S. planes on Sept. 11, 2001, among which two struck the World Trade Center's twin towers in New York, one hit the Pentagon in Washington, and the fourth crashed in Pennsylvania.
The Announcement
U.S Announces Death of Osama bin Laden
Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S.-led operation in Pakistan in May 2011, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the September 11 attacks.
Video
A Decade on, Reconstruction Progresses at Ground Zero
Ten years after an attack destroyed the World Trade Centre in New York, the new World Trade Centre is taking shape.
Former NY Mayor Talks about His 9/11 Memories
Ten years since the attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has told the Associated Press it was the "worst experience" of his life.
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Commentary
• Iraqis Pay the Bill of 9/11 Every Day
• Americans Have Second Thought over Security and Liberty
• U.S. Politicians, Military Leaders Split over Afghanistan Drawdown
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