"The September 11th Attacks and the resulting injuries and deaths were caused by a tortious act or acts of Saudi Arabia, by providing material support and resources to and facilitating the al-Qaida leaders, planners and hijackers responsible", it continues.
Lawmakers overrode a veto from then-President Barack Obama, who argued that the law would expose United States. companies, troops and officials to lawsuits in other countries and could anger allies.
The Obama administration and the Bush administration before it resisted all attempts to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for its alleged links to the 9/11 attacks, arguing that doing so would set a unsafe precedent which would expose American citizens to similar claims in foreign courts.
The lawsuit is being amended to include local residents and office workers who have been exposed to carcinogens in the aftermath of the attack.
Saudi Arabia's adoption of the Wahabbism and Islamic extremism that led the oil-rich country and US ally to join forces with Al Qaeda "to pursue and carry out terrorist attacks against the United States, and used Wahhabism to justify its campaign of anti-American violence".
The bill, called the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, was vetoed by then-President Obama last September.
Most of the lawsuits that have been filed under the law have been on behalf of those affected by the attacks.
The 9/11 attacks couldn't have happened without Saudi Arabian assistance, the lawsuit continues.
Mr Trump is reportedly popular with the kingdom and last week met with Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, though the president has been a vocal supporter of the victim's law in the past.
The family members of over 800 victims are seeking unspecified damages after the US Congress passed a law in September 2016, allowing victims of the terror attacks on US soil to sue state sponsors. A lawyer for Saudi Arabia did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Tuesday. The kingdom denies all allegations and any involvement in the 9/11 attacks.
Those pages indicate that several actors within the Saudi government had connections to the hijackers.
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Yogi's father Anand Singh Bisht is flying tomorrow to Lucknow for attending the swearing in ceremony of the new Uttar Pradesh CM. While the BJP MP has largely focused on Hindutva, one can not overlook his contributions to the development cause either.
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More than 8M businesses are using its business profiles, Instagram says, mainly in the U.S., Brazil, Indonesia, Russia and the UK. The booking feature is expected to rollout in the next few months, though no hard and fast deadline has been provided.
From the beginning, TMC leadership has claimed that the sting footage was doctored and a conspiracy of oppositions. The bench also termed the state police as puppet and said that the society demands proper probe on the matter.
Officers searched the man, whose name has not been released, and found two knives on him, according to the police sources. Cops released surveillance video of the attacker, shown bolting from the stabbing dressed in a sharp overcoat.
BuzzFeed News has reached out to other Middle Eastern and African airlines, and will update this article as responses come in. It's not clear yet which countries might be the target of the restrictions Royal Jordanian Airlines referred to.
'Gong Show' Creator Chuck Barris Dead at 87
He wrote a song , "Palisades Park ", that reached No. 3 on the Billboard pop charts in 1962 for singer Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon. Chuck Barris , the host and creator of The Gong Show , died Tuesday of natural causes at his home in Palisades, New York.
'Beauty and the Beast' to be shown uncut in Malaysia
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Apple iPad Pro 2 Lineup Will Take the Market by Storm
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Syrian army fires at Israeli warplanes
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