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An Islamic cultural centre has opened its doors in New York months after becoming a lightning rod for debate because of its proximity to Ground Zero.
A mix of sprinkling system water and melted aluminium from aircraft hulls possibly triggered the explosions that felled New York's Twin Towers.
Al-Qaeda has released a video marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11 which includes a message from Osama bin Laden and its new leader.
Fighter jets have been scrambled to escort two US commercial flights into New York City and Detroit "out of an abundance of caution" after crews reported suspicious activity.
As US President Barack Obama joined his predecessor George W Bush to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, both saw that raw emotions linger on.
Family members gathered during the official ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Watch a timeline of events as this significant day in history unfolded.
The plot of New York land that has been known for a decade as "Ground Zero" will welcome the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001.
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has called on the international community to take a multi-dimensional approach to fight terrorism.
INSIDE SEPTEMBER 11 Killing bin Laden It took years of painstaking intelligence and analysis to find Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. VIDEO: Celebration Thousands flocked to Ground Zero to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden. 2011-09-11 17:46
US President Barack Obama has marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with the reading of a piece of scripture from the Bible.
As the world remembers the horrific 9/11 attacks, one firebrand leader claims Muslims are incapable of such acts.
Ten years on from the day the 9/11 terrorist attacks changed the world, leaders from around the planet and millions of citizens have remembered the 3 000 who died from more than 90 countries.
Senior US officials say there's no evidence that anyone linked to al-Qaeda has entered the country to carry out an attack on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
President Barack Obama says the US is stronger 10 years after the September 11 2001 attacks and Americans would "carry on" despite continued threats against their safety.
Religious leaders from around the US are calling on their congregations to use the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to reflect on forgiveness, coexistence with other faiths and national unity.
US counterterrorism officials are chasing a credible but unconfirmed al-Qaeda threat to use a car bomb on bridges or tunnels in New York City or Washington.
Pakistan is preventing foreign journalists and other visitors from getting close to the house of Osama bin Laden ahead of the anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
Homeland security says there is "lots of chatter", but no known threats as the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks nears.
They called on God and they called for human help, but in the end the victims who phoned from 9/11's inferno knew there was no one to hear their screams.
The thought-provoking films and TV shows that followed 9/11 have mostly been shunned by American audiences.
Senior US flight control officers have recalled the harrowing and chaotic minutes 10 years ago when they realised that the busy skies over New York had turned into war zone.
The Pentagon has raised the alert level at military bases in the US as a "precaution" before the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Timeline of a day that changed the world
New York half lives in the sky, so when hijacked airplanes destroyed the Twin Towers, it was perhaps inevitable that the traumatised city would build another skyscraper - even higher.
Timeline of a day that changed the world
Americans are having breakfast before going to work when terrorists calmly pick up boarding cards for flights they will hijack and smash into New York and the Pentagon...
It has been called a day that will live in infamy, the day that changed the world, an event that shattered America's innocence.
A decade after the 9/11 attacks enveloped Lower Manhattan, the surrounding area has become a trendy neighbourhood with a booming population.
A hidden network of US companies have played a key role in the covert airlift that transported terrorism suspects and their American minders, documents reveal.
A review of the 9/11 Commission's recommendations says that the problem of communication between emergency responders in the chaos of the attacks still persists.
US authorities have launched a probe into possible phone hacking of September 11, 2001 victims by News Corp journalists, victims' relatives have been told.
A New York vintner has produced a 9/11 memorial wine that's been approved by the September 11 memorial board. But critics say the wine's in poor taste.
A US government review of scientific studies has shown no proof that exposure to the dust and rubble from the World Trade Centre after the attacks of September 11 2001 caused cancer.
Emerging relatively unscathed from a UK hearing on the hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch has returned to the US, where his company faces a host of financial and legal challenges.
Relatives of September 11 victims have asked the FBI to brief them on its probe into allegations that News Corp journalists sought to hack into terror victims' phones.
Prosecutors have filed charges against 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators, bringing the five a step closer to facing Guantanamo military tribunal.
The US Supreme Court is refusing to revive a lawsuit challenging a controversial post-September 11 CIA programme that flew terrorism suspects to secret prisons.
Deep in hiding, Osama bin Laden had kept pressing followers to find new ways to hit the US, officials say, citing his journal and documents recovered in a raid.
A White House official says President Barack Obama will meet with some of those involved in the military assault that killed Osama bin Laden when he visits Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Osama bin Laden's death, unarmed, at the hands of American troops has brought a new wave of contrasting emotional responses across the Atlantic.
A spokesperson for George W Bush says the former president has declined an invitation from President Barack Obama to attend an observance at ground zero.
US President Barack Obama is expected to meet with family members of the victims of the September 11 2001, terrorist attacks.
Key developments in the long hunt for al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
Bin Laden will have to answer to God, the Vatican says.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told US President Barack Obama that she was relieved about the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the US killing of Osama bin Laden, not far from the Pakistani capital, was a "great victory".
The death of the world's most wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden marked "a victory for America", former president George W Bush has said.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said the world was a safer place without Osama bin Laden and his death brought justice to families of those killed in the 9/11 attacks.
A leading US Muslim organisation has welcomed the killing of al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden, saying he was a threat to America and the world.
The US operation that killed Osama bin Laden left three other men and a woman dead, including a son of the al Qaeda chief.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said Americans have kept their promise after 9/11 to capture or kill Osama bin Laden.
The US State Department has issued a global travel alert to all US citizens following the death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
A small group of al-Qaeda operatives had been plotting chilling follow-up attacks after September 11 before they were detained at Guantanamo, say leaked documents on the US facility.
The UN expert of torture has urged US President Barack Obama to hold a serious investigation into abuses allegedly committed under the previous administration’s “war on terror”.
The United States has demanded the sacking of a UN human rights expert for "noxious" comments claiming there had been a US cover-up over the September 11 attacks.
Many civilian survivors of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre are still suffering from symptoms of post-traumatic stress.
The US is considering the creation of a review process for Guantanamo Bay detainees deemed too dangerous to be released but who cannot be tried in either civilian or military courts.
The first former Guantanamo Bay inmate to be tried in civilian court has been cleared of terror charges, but could still face life in prison for the 1998 bombings of two US embassies.
A solitary chime has marked the anniversary of the beginning of a terrorist attack on the United States that has shaped world history over the past decade.
A jittery, embattled United States has come together in grief on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
President Barack Obama has vowed that the United States will never waver in its fight against terrorism as Americans get ready for the 10th anniversary of 9/11 under the shadow of another terror threat.
The Taliban say the will keep fighting against US forces in Afghanistan until all American troops leave the country.
Pope Benedict XVI has insisted that violence must never be carried out in God's name as he marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
US intelligence officials are scrambling to nail down information on a possible al-Qaeda strike timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the September attacks.
A London school has become one of the first to use a recently launched website to educate children about 9/11.
American officials are investigating a credible but unconfirmed threat that al-Qaeda is planning to use a car bomb to target bridges or tunnels in New York City or Washington to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks.
Scott Kopytko's family has his spare firefighter uniform, but not the one he wore in New York on 9/11 - or any other trace of him.
For a decade the men and women on United Airlines Flight 93, who died foiling what would have been the fourth 9/11 attack, have been largely forgotten.
Several US lawmakers and 9/11 rescuers have urged the government to include cancer as a disease that qualifies for assistance relating to the deadly terrorist attacks.
While there were hundreds of human heroes in the days following the September 11 attacks, there were four-legged heroes too - the dogs who searched for survivors and bodies in the rubble of buildings and planes.
Timeline of a day that changed the world
New York has absorbed many horrors through its history with most traces of these horrors being long forgotten, but not the 9/11 attacks.
A weary United States will mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with ceremonies attended by President Barack Obama and his predecessor George W Bush.
Ten years on, some first responders at the World Trade Centre say they have been abandoned by their country to fight cancer and mounting medical bills.
A new video shows a cloud of gray smoke rising in the sky minutes after United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in western Pennsylvania on September 11 2001.
Australia has disrupted four major terror plots since the US 9/11 attacks, Attorney-General Robert McClelland says as he warned of a continued threat posed by home-grown extremists.
The 9/11 commission members say key recommendations have not been heeded and holes remain in US terror defences.
Security is intensifying at airports, train stations, nuclear plants and major sporting arenas around America, in the run up to 9/11.
New York City forensic technicians are still identifying pieces of human remains found in the rubble of the World Trade Centre nearly a decade after the 9/11 attacks.
The World Trade Centre rising from Ground Zero in New York will be far more sophisticated and impressive than the destroyed Twin Towers it replaces, project leaders have vowed.
A convicted killer has been executed after the unsuccessful pleas of a victim to spare the inmate who went on a 2001 shooting rampage against Muslims.
Mark Stroman killed two men in a Texas rampage against Muslims after the 9/11 attacks, but one victim who was shot in the face and survived is trying to halt his execution.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the truth about the 9/11 attacks as well as the World War II genocide should be exposed so as to stop terrorism.
United Airlines temporarily revived the flight numbers of two hijacked planes used in the September 11 attacks but says the move was inadvertent and they will not be used.
The United States could allow relatives of detainees at its "war on terror" prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, visit them in an unprecedented policy shift, says a report.
President Barack Obama has solemnly honoured victims of the September 11 2001 terror attacks at ground zero in New York.
US President Barack Obama laid a wreath of red, white, and blue flowers at Ground Zero in New York on a trip to bring closure to 9/11 families.
It's one thing to be satisfied that the world's most wanted terrorist has been brought to justice. But where does satisfaction end and gloating begin?
The US has closed its embassy and three consulates in Pakistan to the public until further notice, a day after Osama bin Laden was killed.
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has acknowledged that his security forces were left out of a US operation to kill Osama bin Laden.
Key developments in the long hunt for al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
Osama bin Laden will have to answer to God for having killed many people and exploiting religion to spread hate, the Vatican has said.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino has ordered stepped up security around the country following the killing of Osama bin Laden.
A former Taliban envoy has said the death of Osama bin Laden would not affect the war in Afghanistan, as it is an "Afghan-led" struggle.
The US is conducting DNA testing on slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and used facial recognition techniques to help identify him.
Members of Jihadist forums have prayed the news of Osama bin Laden's death was not true, and hinted at retaliation if it was.
Thousands have flocked to Ground Zero to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the September 11 attacks on New York.
Osama bin Laden was killed in a helicopter raid on a mansion in an area north of the Pakistani capital, US and Pakistani officials have said.
The death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will bring "great relief" across the world, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
Ayman al-Zawahri is al Qaeda's second-in-command expected to succeed Osama bin Laden following his killing in a fire-fight with US forces.
The indictment charging self-professed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others has been handed to the DoD for military trials.
US authorities are investigating a group of Qatari men in connection with the terrorist attacks of September 11 2001, according to documents obtained by WikiLeaks.
A web startup is putting the oral histories of 9/11 on the internet and on smart phones for the world to hear.
US President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to compensate emergency responders of the September 11 attacks.
Backers of a bill to help people who became sick after working in the dust created by the September 11 2001 attacks say they are optimistic the Senate will approve the measure.
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