These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:
The US House of Representatives has approved a bipartisan bill that would let families of nearly 3000 victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks sue Saudi Arabia. Despite Saudi Arabia’s denial, there are growing speculations that members of the Royal family have sponsored the terrorists who carried out the attacks.
The United States and Russia on Saturday announced a breakthrough ceasefire deal on Syria. Many are still skeptical if the truce will ever hold or if it would lead to any improvement of the situation of the civilians caught in the crossfire.
Biggest US prisoner strike
Activists in the US city of Portland staged a protest rally on September 10 to demand an end to what they call prison slavery and white supremacy in the country. The demonstrators slam American private corporations, including Wal-Mart, McDonald’s and Victoria’s Secret, for outsourcing the labor in correctional facilities.