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  • New footage of 9/11 shows bird’s-eye-view of towers collapsing [VIDEO]

    March 7, 2011 | 8:45 am

    New footage documenting the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York were released on Monday, featuring a 17-minute video filmed by an NYPD officer circling the collapsing towers in a helicopter.

    According to the American blog The Gothamist, the footage was sent...

  • P.A. Under Siege?

    By Naomi Segal

    August 23, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Six Israeli defense officials are debating whether the government should take steps to prevent the collapse of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat's regime. The Israeli daily Ma'ariv reported that officials are warning that the collapse of the Palestinian Authority could...

  • Wedding Hall Disaster

    By Naomi Segal

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Israel has set up a state commission of inquiry into building safety after 23 people were killed and hundreds injured when a wedding hall collapsed last week.

    The May 24 collapse at the Versailles wedding hall in Jerusalem's Talpiot neighborhood has spurred a public outcry over what...

  • Careless Construction

    By Naomi Segal

    April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    An Israeli court has convicted five people in the collapse of a bridge at the Maccabiah Games in 1997 that left four Australian athletes dead and scores of others injured.

    Following a trial that lasted more than two years, at which more than 80 witnesses testified about the disaster...