The trial had been scheduled to start next January but is likely to be delayed by the departure of James P. Harrington, who represents Ramzi bin al-Shibh, one of the five defendants.
NYT At WarProsecutors have consistently sought to put all five defendants on trial together, arguing that multiple trials would be too stressful for the families of the 2,976 victims killed in the attacks
The United States blamed Khataib Hezbollah for an attack that killed an American contractor, setting off a chain of events that pushed America and Iran to the brink of war.
NYT At WarIraqi military and intelligence officials have raised doubts about who fired the rockets that started the spiral of events, saying they believe it is unlikely that the militia the United States blamed for the attack, Khataib Hezbollah, carried it out
James Mitchell will be the first witness to describe the torture of detainees in the secret prisons — some at his own hands — in the trial of the men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks.
NYT At WarThe psychologist James Mitchell will be the first witness to describe the torture of detainees in the secret prisons — some at his own hands — in the trial of the men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks.
The death of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani was reported in Iraqi and Lebanese official media.
NYT At WarQassim Suleimani was the architect of nearly every significant operation by Iranian intelligence and military forces over the past two decades, and his death was a staggering blow for Iran at a time of sweeping geopolitical conflict
At least 151 pro-government forces and 63 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan so far this month.
NYT At WarThe deadliest attack took place in Ghazni Province, where an insurgent who had infiltrated the Afghan army opened fire on his colleagues while they were sleeping, killing 23 soldiers before seizing their weapons and rejoining the Taliban
The colorized portrait of Joachim Peiper, whose unit slaughtered more than 80 American prisoners, was part of a Facebook commemoration of the battle on its 75th anniversary.
NYT At WarAn Army unit said Tuesday that it “regrets” sharing a colorized photograph of a Nazi war criminal as part of a Facebook series commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
The strike on a car killed all five onboard, including a woman who had given birth hours before, relatives and officials said.
NYT At WarAn American drone strike on a car carrying a woman who had just given birth in southeastern Afghanistan left five people dead, including the mother, three of her relatives and the driver, Afghan officials and family members said on Sunday
Roland Berger, a prominent consultant, often spoke of his father as a moral inspiration and victim of the Gestapo. It turns out he was head bookkeeper for the Hitler Youth.
NYT At WarRoland Berger, once one of Germany's most influential consultants, often told stories about his father's resistance to the Nazis. Turns out the father was a high-ranking Nazi functionary, reports @JackEwingNYT
In July, the international court in The Hague found Bosco Ntaganda guilty of war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery.
NYT At WarA Congolese warlord known as “the Terminator” was sentenced on Thursday to 30 years in prison by an international court in The Hague for war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery
The motive for the attack at Jerash, an archaeological site and tourist draw in northern Jordan, remained unknown.
NYT At WarAn assailant stabbed at least eight people at the popular archaeological site of Jerash in northern Jordan on Wednesday, according to the authorities, who said the individual had been arrested. The motive for the attack remained unclear.
After the horror of ISIS captivity, tens of thousands of Iraqis — many of them children — are caught up in a mental-health crisis unlike any in the world.
NYT At WarMental-health care is almost nonexistent in Iraq. Throughout Duhok, there are nearly a quarter million displaced people and refugees still living in camps but only one psychiatric clinic and a half dozen counselors.