Between 2006 to 2008, the Taliban were responsible for almost daily bombings throughout Afghanistan.
In 1996, the Taliban overthrew the Afghanistan government and gained control of the country.
12 of the hijackers spent some time in various areas of Palm Beach County. Learn more about what they did in the area.
This article tracks their movements to a Ramada Inn, gas station, and the downtown area.
Investigators found a handwritten document that each of the hijackers had left behind.
This article describes how 18 of the 19 hijackers had been identified less than two weeks after the 9/11 attacks.
Ring Road connects the largest cities in Afghanistan, making it the most important road in the whole country.
A number of the hijackers visited Las Vegas, Nevada, before 9/11. No one really knows what the purpose of the visit was.
Jose Melendez-Perez was working with immigration when he encountered Mohamed al-Qahtani.
Not surprisingly, the hijackers were not buried with the other occupants of the planes.
Several of the hijackers spent time in the Boston area before boarding American Airlines Flight 175.
The hijackers lived and worked in the United States before 9/11 and visited many regular places.
A flight instructor in Florida, taught two of the hijackers how to fly. He knew nothing about what they were planning to do.
An imam from New Mexico was radicalized by al Qaeda and provided help to the hijackers before 9/11.
Hijackers sought out flight lessons in San Diego, California. Rick Garza gave them lessons, but ended up flunking them.
The hijackers entered the United States with the intent to commit terrorist attacks.
Learn more about Atta's past, how he got involved in Al Qaeda, and what he did to train for the 9/11 attacks.
Al-Qaeda first gained attention after they were linked to the 1998 bombings of two American embassies.
Osama bin Laden, along with about fifteen others, formed the extremist group known as al-Qaeda in 1988.
Terrorist hijacker Mohammad Atta and another al Qaeda member were seen at Logan airport months before attacks.
Identifying the 9/11 hijackers was no easy task; it took many domestic and overseas agencies to put the pieces together.
This article investigates Mohammad Zammar, the man who recruited the 9/11 hijackers.
The call between the hijackers and air traffic controllers allows insight into what was happening on the plane.
This video released shows al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden discussing their involvement in the terrorist attacks.
A former FBI agent discusses how his interrogation of bin Laden’s bodyguard led to those responsible for 9/11.
Journalist Spoosh Alvi traces the origin of al Qaeda and how it grew from America’s global political stance in the 1980s.
This history of al-Qaeda explores the different phases it’s gone through since its formation.
The three pilots involved in the 9/11 terrorist attacks are explored in detail.
This timeline shows, in great detail, the events that lead to the horrific events of 9/11.
According to an al-Qaeda propaganda magazine, Osama bin Laden’s attack plot was inspired by the EgyptAir Flight 990.
This video discusses the days leading up to the attack and how their plot unfolded.
President Barack Obama discusses the recent death of Osama bin Laden, reflecting on the events of 9/11.
In this video, Al-Qaeda leader Al-Zawahri calls on Muslims to attack U.S. European, Israeli, and Russian facilities.