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Sept. 11 Suspects Go on Trial in Madrid
The trial of Imad Eddin Barakat Yarkas and two other men begins in Madrid on Friday after a 3 1/2 -year investigation into the role Spain may have played as a staging ground for the Sept. 11 attacks.

9/11 Jets Blew Off WTC's Fireproofing
The hijacked airplanes that struck the World Trade Center hit with such force that the resulting explosions blew the fireproofing off the steel columns, accelerating heat buildup and weakening the structural core -- contributing to the towers' eventual collapse, according to a report issued Tuesday.

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Views of Va. Muslim Leader Differ as Terror Trial Opens (Post, April 5, 2005)

Terrorism Case Puts Words of Muslim Leader On Trial in Va. (Post, April 4, 2005)

Panel Ignored Evidence on Detainee: U.S. Military Intelligence, German Authorities Found No Ties to Terrorists (Post, March 27, 2005)

Detainee Helped Bin Laden Flee, Document Says (Post, March 23, 2005)

High Court Declines To Hear Terror Case: Moussaoui Loses on Witness Access (Post, March 22, 2005)

Chertoff Orders Agency Review: Changes Possible, DHS Chief Says (Post, March 17, 2005)

Musharraf Says Forces Nearly Nabbed Bin Laden (Post, March 16, 2005)

A Year After Madrid Attacks, Europe Stalled in Terror Fight: National Rivalries, Fragmented Intelligence Activities Thwart Progress (Post, March 11, 2005)

Yemeni Cleric, Aide Convicted: Leader Is Found Guilty Of Conspiring to Help Al Qaeda and Hamas (Post, March 11, 2005)

9/11 Lawyer Bolsters Hamburg Defendant's Alibi (Post, March 10, 2005)

9/11 Panel's Findings Strain German Case (Post, March 9, 2005)

Identification of 9/11 Victims Reaches Limits of Technology (Post, Feb. 24, 2005)

Papers Offer New Clues On 9/11 Hijackers' Travel (Post, Feb. 13, 2005)

Report Says FAA Got 52 Warnings Before 9/11 (Post, Feb. 11, 2005)

N.Y. Using Terrorism Law To Prosecute Street Gang: Critics Say Post-9/11 Legislation Is Being Applied Too Broadly (Post, Feb. 1, 2005)

Judge Rules Detainee Tribunals Illegal (Post, Feb. 1, 2005)

Amid Praise, Doubts About Nominee's Post-9/11 Role (Post, Jan. 31, 2005)

Yemeni Cleric's Conspiracy Trial Begins (Post, Jan. 29, 2005)

Germany Arrests 2 Al Qaeda Suspects: Men Accused Of Planning Attacks in Iraq (Post, Jan. 24, 2005)

U.S. to Send 5 Detainees Home From Guantanamo: Australian, Four Britons Allege Abuse (Post, Jan. 12, 2005)

Tracking Down Immigrant Fugitives: Md. Squad Part Of Get-Tough Effort (Post, Jan. 2, 2005)

At Guantanamo, a Prison Within a Prison: CIA Has Run a Secret Facility for Some Al Qaeda Detainees, Officials Say (Post, Dec. 17, 2004)

Judge to Review U.S. Role in Saudi Jailing of Va. Man (Post, Dec. 17, 2004)


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