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.
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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.
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The handling of those attempting to cross into the country illegally, however, has been more fractious. -Canada border crossings. In January, a separate Ipsos poll found that 59 percent of Canadians approved of Trudeau, while 41 percent disapproved.
However, the latter is considered to be a more influential leader, owing to his dedicated cadre of Hindu Yuva Vahini . The BJP had a landslide victory in UP this month when they secured 312 seats in the 2017 assembly polls. .
As the story goes, the man stopped inside a convenience store, where the woman is said to have found a way to pop the trunk. The frightened woman grabbed Alsabah's shotgun until he finally convinced her the driver wasn't coming back.
The BJP , which had drawn a blank in the last Assembly elections, bagged three of them while the SP retained its Gauriganj seat. He said the Congress could be in a "very bad situation", if it did not introspect more openly this time.
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Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel called the order a "fair decision" and alleged that the Banerjee administration had "misused" the state machinery in an effort to nail him.
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