The lawsuit, filed in the federal court that covers lower Manhattan, is one of several brought in recent months after Congress passed a law previous year allowing countries to be sued in terrorism cases.
"People who lost loved ones, they really want to know, did Saudi Arabia back these 19 terrorists". The plaintiffs are asking for unspecified punitive damages, saying the Saudis "intentionally aided, abetted and counseled al-Qaida".
"This lawsuit is a demonstration of the unwavering commitment of the 9/11 families to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for its critical role in the 9/11 attack", plaintiffs attorney Jim Kreindler said in a statement.
Saudi Arabia is expecting President Donald Trump to reverse a U.S. law allowing families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue the kingdom, as the first law suit related to the attacks is filed in NY, it has been reported.
Erdogan: Netherlands Acting like a 'banana republic'
Separately, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Turkey had "destroyed the basis for further progress in co-operation". A Turkish protester had scaled the wall, replaced the Dutch colours, and shouted that God was great.
Iran to receive second Airbus on Saturday
Officials attend a ceremony held beside the Airbus A330-200 after it touched down at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran. The first Airbus A321 purchased from the European giant had been delivered to Iran Air earlier on January 12.
Previously, the 9/11 Commission report found "no evidence that the Saudi government as an institution or senior Saudi officials individually funded" the attacks. The law was primarily meant to aid 9/11 families who were previously stymied by USA sovereign immunity laws for foreign governments.
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.
"In 1986 to 1989, Saudi Arabia's (charities) collaborated with Osama bin Laden to open offices in Pakistan and Afghanistan as a means to establish al Qaeda and provide material support and resources for its terrorist operations, and a top ranking Saudi Arabia official together with other officials, employees and agents of Saudi Arabia joined in this effort", the suit alleges, according to the New York Daily News.
"Saudi Arabia was duplicitous", the claimants charged. "There's no question they had a hand in the 9/11 attacks", he said.
But the spine of Eden Hazard, N'Golo Kante and Diego Costa have been crucial to everything good at Stamford Bridge. His free-kick from an acute angle caught out Stoke goalkeeper Lee Grant and found it's way into the bottom corner.
He was not included in the annual January camp for domestic players. "Jones is a different situation", said Arena. Forwards Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris have been named to Bruce Arena's roster for the U.S.
First-round co-leader Emiliano Grillo fell off the pace with a 6-over 78 that left him in a tie for 19th at 213. Daily sports headlines from across Gwinnett County, including high school, professional and college news.
Sturgeon made her dramatic announcement at a hastily-arranged press conference at her official residence in Bute House, Edinburgh. Sturgeon's decision comes after Brexit, a close UK-wide referendum in which citizens voted to leave the European Union.
The talks for this deal had started previous year when Jared Kushner had met Wu Xiaohui, the chairman of Anbang Insurance Group. Like many Chinese companies investing overseas, Anbang has close political connections to the ruling Communist Party.
This pattern would have the "neckline" for Tesla shares at $260, a price that has been supporting as well as acted as resistance. The current share price indicate that stock is -1.93% away from its one year high and is moving 49.44% ahead of its 52-week low.
However, some observers questioned whether her business credentials were sufficient to earn her a place at the meeting. The meeting has been highly anticipated as the two leaders have publicly differed on key issues.
Jon Favreau, who directed various installments of The Avengers movie franchise and The Jungle Book , is leading the pilot episode. If the cast members' offer will be approved, the actress will receive $450,000 per episode in Seasons 11 and 12.
He said he disagreed with Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron for supporting the lenient immigration policies that Germany has. He really needed to do well in this debate, trying to revive this campaign after weeks of legal woes and allegations.
Hezbollah and Israel fought a 34-day war along the Israel-Lebanon border in 2006 and both sides say they are prepared for another. A military spokesperson said in a statement that one anti-aircraft missile was intercepted by its Arrow anti-missile system.
Storms Could Spawn Tornadoes Across Parts of Midwest
Forecasters could have a busy week ahead, with three potential rounds of strong to severe storms possible through next week. There is a low threat these become severe with golf ball size hail and 75 miles per hour wind the main threats.
Chuck Barris, TV game show creator and host, dies at 87
He created The Dating Game that debuted in the 1965-66 season followed by The Newlywed Game in the summer of 1966. Barris started as a staffer at NBC News and then worked backstage at the TV music show " American Bandstand ".
EBay Gives Conflicting Answers on New Shipping Program
This will roll out in the U.S. this summer. eBay also redesigned its home page to provide a more personalized experience as well. There will be no cost to sellers, but they will be required to meet a set of shipping standards to take part.
High-cost drug helps slash cholesterol
But that was based on early studies that showed the drug could merely reduce cholesterol and stop furring of arteries. Insurers largely use pharmacy benefits managers to set up the lists that determine how much a patient ends up paying.
Israel Sweeps in Seoul, Shocking Baseball World
Team Israel pitcher Danny Burawa turns and watches a Didi Gregorius three-run homer sail out of the park on Monday. Later that day, Cuba plays a second game and faces off with the Netherlands at 8:00 p.m.
Tesla humiliates Do-nothing Australian government
Cannon-Brookes tweeted both Weatherill and Musk with the same message: "Not to push my luck ... big $ commitments pouring in". Sarah Hanson-Young, an Australian senator, said on Twitter on Friday that she wanted to talk to Musk about his offer.
Starbucks' new spring cups look awfully like Twitter eggs
According to Starbucks , cups also include hand-drawn designs of appropriately spring-themed objects like umbrellas and the sun. - amber whitten (@ambersometimez) March 9, 2017 @ Starbucksnews @Starbucks I ❤️ the new #SpringCups ...
Everton 3-0 West Bromwich Albion
WEST BROM: Foster 5, Dawson 6, McAuley 6, Evans 5, Nyom 4, Livermore 5, Yacob 5, Fletcher 5, Chadli 5, McClean 4, Robson-Kanu 5. Lukaku finally got his name on the score sheet heading in Ross Barkley's cross from close range in the 83rd minute.