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The lawsuit filed on Monday in federal court in Manhattan is the latest effort to hold Saudi Arabia liable for the al Qaida attacks, which killed almost 3,000 people in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
Fifteen of the 19 hijackers involved in the 9/11 attacks came from Saudi Arabia, inspiring victims and their families to seek legal restitution from the foreign nation.
The first 135 pages of the lawsuit list all the plaintiffs in the case - spouses, children, siblings, parents and representatives of those killed in the attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. However it did say there's a "likelihood" that Saudi-government-sponsored charities played a role.
Families of 850 victims who died and the 1,500 injured, are suing the Middle Eastern country's government, accusing it of providing material and financial assistance to al Qaeda in the years leading up to worst ever terrorist attack on United States soil. The plaintiffs are seeking monetary damages, though the amount hasn't been specified, reports NBC 4.
But the collaboration between Saudi Arabia and Al Qaeda began long before the September 11, 2001 attack, the lawsuit claims.
The bill, called the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, was vetoed by then-President Obama last September.
Relatives of almost 2,000 people killed or wounded in the attacks filed a civil lawsuit against the Saudi government on Monday, alleging ties between the kingdom and plotters and hijackers involved in the event.
Trump's business background and hardline views against Saudi Arabia's regional rival, Iran, have made the billionaire real estate tycoon popular with the kingdom's leadership.
The families accuses Saudi Arabia of raising and providing money to al-Qaeda for terrorist activities, including terrorist training camps in Afghanistan, safe houses, weapons and false passport and travel documents, according to the lawsuit.
Meanwhile, the lawsuit contends, "Saudi Arabia's charitable organizations and Saudi Arabia's officials, employees and agents continued to provide material support and resources for al Qaeda through and including September 11, 2001". "There's no question they had a hand in the 9/11 attacks", he said.
Michael Kellogg, a Washington-based lawyer representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, did not respond to a message left at his office Monday evening.
Doubt over whether the Southeast Asian country would screen Power Rangers began to brew amidst the Beauty and the Beast imbroglio. Despite the live-action Beauty and the Beast breaking box office records in March, Disney isn't interested in making a sequel.
Those on the highest tier might include specialty medicines that could cost the patient hundreds of dollars even with coverage. The Repatha study results are being presented and discussed today at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting.
For now, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro with A9X chip has an entry price of $599, while the A8X-powered iPad Air 2 starts at $399. The Apple Pencil digital stylus was also introduced at the same time, enabling people to draw on the tablet more easily.
Yogi Adityanath said work will be done to make development agriculture-based as it is the main source of income in the state. Eight turncoats, who switched over to BJP and won the elections, were also accommodated in the Council of Ministers.
After she ran into the store, she called the cops and AlSabah locked up the shop after the victim said her captor was armed. She says the man took her money, wallet and phone and drove her to several ATMs and took her money.
CURRENCIES: The euro from dipped to $1.0746 from $1.0749 late Thursday, and the British pound fell to $1.2367 from $1.2358. A Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange in the Manhattan borough of New York January 27, 2015.
Not for the first time this season, Manchester City have been let down by their poor defence. "Sometimes it works. It would a hammer blow to Guardiola if City were to miss out on qualifying for next season's Champions League.
In a previous preview clip for the E! show, Kim told her sisters Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian: "They ask for money". Reps for E! say Kim's recollection of the robbery is one of the most harrowing scenes she's ever filmed.
The Huskies cornerback clutched at his left leg and had to be carted off after going down while backpedaling during a drill. The projected first-round draft pick had an air cast placed on his left leg as he was taken out of the practice facility.
Damian Lillard Drops Season-High 49 On Miami
Portland also moved to within two games of the eighth-place Denver Nuggets for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Whiteside scored Miami's first 10 points, then had seven of the final 94 Heat points. "I thought we were poor defensively".
Paying for health care isn't optional
That means that more than 700,000 Ohioans who received Medicaid insurance coverage through that expansion would no longer qualify. Faso admits the Republican bill is not flawless but said it is a start to repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.
Xbox Controllers Get a Military-Themed Facelift
Instead it's another in a long line of options that allow gamers to choose how their Xbox One experience will play out. Microsoft has revealed a brand new Xbox One controller they are dubbing the "Tech Series".
BHU alumnus Manoj Sinha is PM Modi's pick for UP CM?
Adityanath's appointment has been met with a lot of criticism on social media, with many questioning the BJP's election promises. While the BJP MP has largely focused on Hindutva, one can not overlook his contributions to the development cause either.
Bruce Arena Announces Roster for March Qualifiers
Sacha Kljestan of the New York Red Bulls, whom many observers figured might start in central midfield, did not make the squad. Also named to the team were Galaxy midfielders Jermaine Jones and Sebastian Lletget . "He keeps getting better", Arena said.
Internet can't handle Clear Knee Mom Jeans
Called "the mullet of the jeans world" by reviewer PartyMomJeans, Topshop's latest design is certainly attracting attention. Confused shoppers, take note of Topshop's directions: "Wear them folded at the cuffs to keep them looking cool ".
AJ Styles Throws Shane McMahon Through A Car Window
The Miz and Maryse have physically attacked and called out John Cena and Nikki Bella in recent weeks, and it has become too much. Similarly, he could fight The Undertaker, a match many thought would happen at WrestleMania this year.
Rex Tillerson used an alias e-mail at Exxon Mobil
As the letter states, information exchanged under the Wayne Tracker alias might prove relevant to the investigation. Exxon spokesman Alan Jeffers claimed the " Wayne Tracker " address was used by Tillerson for convenience sake.
Saudi King's Asian tour signals changing priorities for Riyadh
Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, wants to diversify its economy with its revenues hit by falling crude oil prices. Retno added that in the next two months, the President would he send a minister to follow up King Salman's visit to Indonesia.