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Twin towers of World Trade center in New York collapsed over one hour after two planes crashed into them around 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. Then, an aircraft crashed into the Pentagon and the West Wing of the White House was evacuated amid threats of terrorism. Five years later, Let's view back to the history to memorize the tragedy.


Sept.11, 2001: A Horrible Nightmare


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The moment when the World Trade Center is hit by the airliner, Sept 11, 2001.




Heavy smoke blankets New York City.




US President George W. Bush is informed of the terror attack in Florida, Sept 11, 2001.




President Bush and first lady Laura Bush lay a wreath in the reflecting pool at the footprint of the north tower, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006 in New York.




3 new WTC towers to come in 2012



Latest news International reaction Opinion Major terror attacks after Sept.11, 2001 
Mourners gather at the site of the World Trade Center in New York, the United States, September 11, 2006 to mark the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
UPDATED 14:42, March 26, 2007
Bush calls for national unity, defends Iraq war in 9/11 national address
U.S. President George W. Bush addressed the nation Monday night, calling for national unity in the war on terror and defending his decision to go to war in Iraq.
CIA chief says over 5,000 terrorists captured or killed since 9/11
More than 5,000 terrorists have been captured or killed in the 5 years since 9/11 terror attacks, CIA Director Michael Hayden said Monday.
New Yorkers mark fifth anniversary of Sept. 11
Victims' families and other New Yorkers gathered on Monday at Ground Zero to mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that killed more than 2,700 people.

A memorial service is held at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, Sept 11, 2004.

A policeman escorts a wounded to leave the World Trade Center in New York, Sept 11. 2006.

A man covered in dust near the World Trade Center in New York, Sept 11, 2001.

The World Trade Center is on fire after the terror attack, Sept 11, 2001.

The citizens are shocked as they see the collapse of the World Trade Center, Sept 11, 2001 in New York.

People run in panic as the World Trade Center collapses, Sept 11, 2001 in New York.

Rescuers carry a wounded away at the World Trade Center, New York, Sept 11, 2001.

A visitor views pictures on September 11th terrorist attacks near the site of the World Trade Center in New York City of the U.S., August 24, 2006.
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  • What has changed and what remains unchanged in the post-9/11 era (17:19, September 12, 2006)
  • US, no turning back ? (17:19, September 12, 2006)
  • Bush calls for national unity, defends Iraq war in 9/11 national address (17:13, September 12, 2006)
  • CIA chief says over 5,000 terrorists captured or killed since 9/11 (09:58, September 12, 2006)
  • Pentagon observes 9/11 anniversary (09:27, September 12, 2006)
  • New Yorkers mark fifth anniversary of Sept. 11 (09:23, September 12, 2006)
  • Ground zero falls silent as US marks 5th anniversary  (08:39, September 12, 2006)
  • Looking back at 9/11, Belgian media question effectiveness of anti-terror war (08:07, September 12, 2006)
  • Washington to help India against terrorism (20:19, September 11, 2006)
  • Roundup: U.S. fails to nab al-Qaida, Taliban chiefs as world commemorates 9/11 attacks (20:19, September 11, 2006)
  • Washingtonians walk to Pentagon to mark 9/11 anniversary (10:37, September 11, 2006)
  • Bush leaves for memorial tours to mark 9/11 anniversary (10:07, September 11, 2006)
  • Profanity concerns prompt CBS to show documentary on web  (09:10, September 11, 2006)
  • Rice to visit Canada to thank for help in 9/11 attack (13:24, September 09, 2006)
  • Majority of 9/11 first responders suffer lung problems: study (10:32, September 06, 2006)
  • U.S. terror-linked prosecutions return to pre-9/11 levels: study (09:11, September 05, 2006)
  • Most Americans believe Bin Laden planning another attack: CNN poll (09:14, August 24, 2006)
  • New 9/11 tapes show confusion of those trapped in burning towers (09:26, August 18, 2006)
  • Bush says U.S. safer than before 9/11 terrorist attacks (10:19, August 13, 2006)
  • Pentagon may have misled 9/11 panel in investigation: report (08:00, August 03, 2006)
  • New York prepares to mark 5th anniversary of 9/11 (09:38, July 14, 2006)
  • Bin Laden: Moussaoui not linked to 9/11 (10:32, May 24, 2006)
  • France remains attentive to Moussaoui case: French FM (09:43, May 05, 2006)
  • 9/11 panel says US government's security steps inadequate (09:36, December 06)
  • CIA has anti-terror co-ops in over 20 countries: report (13:37, November 19)
  • US government neglects key recommendations by 9/11 panel: report (09:00, November 15)
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