Title: 9/11: Ten Years On

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Preparations are being made to mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks which resulted in the deaths of almost 3,000 people

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The defining moment of a new century…

Preparations are being made to mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks which resulted in the deaths of almost 3,000 people.

US president George W. Bush addressed the nation promising to punish those behind the attacks and any country which harboured terrorists.

This precipitated the bombing of Afghanistan and the pursuit of the Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.

کلمه ها و ترکیب های تازه

defining moment: event which changes the course of history

لحظه تعیین کننده

addressed the nation: made a speech to his countrymen

برای مردم کشورش سخنرانی کرد

harboured: gave shelter to

پناه داد

precipitated: brought about

تسریع کرد، سبب شد

the pursuit of: the relentless search and capture of

تعقیب

تمرین

با کلمه مناسب از فهرست زیر، جمله ها را کامل کنید.

توجه: برای کامل کردن جمله ها ممکن است لازم باشد شکل کلمه ها را تغییر دهید.

defining moment / addressed the nation / harboured / precipitated / the pursuit of

1. Newspapers in Thailand have expressed the hope that Sunday's surprise landslide election victory for the Pheu Thai party will _____________ an era of national reconciliation.

2. Reggae singer Luciano has been charged with ___________ a fugitive who shot and wounded three police officers, Jamaican police have said.

3. Hare coursing is___________ a hare by a pair of hunting dogs, often greyhounds, and is common in rural Northern Ireland.

4. It was one of the _______________________ of the last Labour government's years in power. The Commons debate in March 2003 that preceded the Iraq invasion is seared in many people's memories.

5. Looking much thinner than when he last _____________________, Mr Chavez on Thursday confirmed what many had suspected - his health problems were more serious than first thought, says the BBC's Sarah Grainger in Caracas.

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1. Newspapers in Thailand have expressed the hope that Sunday's surprise landslide election victory for the Pheu Thai party will precipitate an era of national reconciliation.

Source: Thai press focus on reconciliation

کلیک http://bbc.in/oti1UZ


2. Reggae singer Luciano has been charged with harbouring a fugitive who shot and wounded three police officers, Jamaican police have said.

Source: Reggae star charged over gunman

کلیک http://bbc.in/p1E3f6


3. Hare coursing is the pursuit of a hare by a pair of hunting dogs, often greyhounds, and is common in rural Northern Ireland.

Source: Permanent ban for hare coursing in Northern Ireland

کلیک http://bbc.in/pU58Qb


4. It was one of the defining moments of the last Labour government's years in power. The Commons debate in March 2003 that preceded the Iraq invasion is seared in many people's memories.

Source: Why is Libyan conflict less controversial than Iraq?

کلیک http://bbc.in/k3NpaD


5. Looking much thinner than when he last addressed the nation, Mr Chavez on Thursday confirmed what many had suspected - his health problems were more serious than first thought, says the BBC's Sarah Grainger in Caracas.

Source: Venezuela 'is calm' after Hugo Chavez cancer surgery

کلیک http://bbc.in/ioKQjv

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