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BBC NEWS September 11, one year on
Judy Keen
USA Today reporter
Rob Bach
US pilot
Lord Robertson
Nato Secretary General
Michael Farri
Fire captain, Pentagon
Tony Blair
UK Prime Minister
Zohra Tahiri
Teacher, Kabul
Dr Zaki Badawi
British Muslim cleric
Condoleezza Rice
US national security adviser
Lisa Lefler
Worked in World Trade Center
Howard Lutnick
Chief executive, Cantor Fitzgerald
Rick Thornton
Ferry captain, New York
Sarar Hareth Ibrahimi
Baghdad resident
Katie Hochbaum
15-year-old schoolgirl, New York
Faten Elwan
Palestinian, Ramallah
Mikhal El-Yeshiv
Teacher, Jerusalem
Orshum Parks
New mother, New York

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Sarar Hareth Ibrahimi


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On 11 September I am at home. I switch on the TV and see something like horror - it is like movie films that we see in Hollywood.

After that they say that America was attacked. Two towers. I see people cry and some bodies jump from the building and fire. I see something which is very horrible.

I feel afraid when I see it.

This is something like a miracle because America is a big country and nobody can interfere and enter this country easily. There is high security in their buildings, in their airports, everywhere.

But this is something coming from the sky. It is very difficult to catch this aeroplane.

Iraq is the first country that suffers from America and from sanctions against us.

'We are all human beings'

I think this is God's revenge for what America does to people, to Iraq especially. I think it is a message to America to beware of the Arabs. They are strong and they are a danger. They are home, they are here, anywhere. Even in your buildings, even in your air.

I just want to ask them, do they feel sorry about Iraqi people when America bombs them? Why should we feel sorry about Americans and why do they not feel sorry about us?

We are all human beings so I didnít feel sorry about them because they did not even know what we are feeling, what we are suffering. They did not care about us so we didnít think about them.

I hear about the news that Bush, the son, says that Iraq and Korea are terrorist countries. We are very dangerous country for the world. I am smiling about this. We are a dangerous country? Why are we dangerous? For Americans, a dangerous country? No I donít think so.

We think that Americans will attack very soon. They use 11 September as an excuse to enter any country and to bomb them without any reason.


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