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Saudi Arabia and 9/11: What we know

  Washington, United States | AFP | A new US law allows survivors of terror attacks and victims’ relatives to sue foreign governments, opening the way for Saudi Arabia to be targeted for its alleged role in the 9/11 attacks. The kingdom firmly denies it had anything to do with …

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US Congress rejects Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 bill

Washington, United States | AFP | The US Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke of his eight-year presidency. The Senate overrode the veto in a 97-1 vote, followed a short time later by …

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On 9/11, 102 minutes that changed America

New York, United States | AFP | Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States that left nearly 3,000 people dead. The Al-Qaeda plane hijackings of September 11, 2001 — the first foreign attack on the US mainland in nearly two centuries — ruptured a …

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