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U.S. judge dismisses September 11 victims’ case against Saudi Arabia

Nate Raymond Reuters A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed claims against Saudi Arabia by families of victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks, who accused the country of providing material support to al Qaeda. U.S. District Judge George Daniels in Manhattan said Saudi Arabia had sovereign immunity from damage claims by families of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks, […]

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White House press release on UN Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism

Leaders from more than 100 countries, 20 multilateral bodies, and 120 civil society and private sector organizations met today in New York City to review progress in countering ISIL, addressing the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), and countering and preventing violent extremism.  Participants took note of the efforts of the Global Coalition to […]

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New 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Center Planned

Heather Mongilio  Arlington Now The grassy patch of land that runs along Columbia Pike and Washington Blvd by the Pentagon is slated to be home to the new 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center by 2020. “The Pentagon is the only 9/11 attack site without a visitor center or museum to explain the historic significance of what happened on […]

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