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Public Advocate hopeful urges NYC to join lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over 9/11 attacks

A candidate for Public Advocate wants the city to join a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia for that country’s alleged role in the 9/11 attacks. David Eisenbach, a Columbia University history professor, said he will submit an amicus brief in a lawsuit filed by families of people killed in the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. “This action isn’t …

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UK has sold £3.6 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia since conflict with Yemen began, report finds as DSEI begins

UK has sold £3.6 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia since conflict with Yemen began, report finds as DSEI begins

Government accused of hypocrisy and ‘rolling out the red carpet’ to repressive governments as Excel centre prepares to host huge arms fair As the world’s largest arms fair prepares to open its doors in London, campaign groups are highlighting that the UK has sold £3.6 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia since the devastating conflict in Yemen began. According …

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Riyadh may have sponsored 9/11 ‘dry run’: New lawsuit data

Riyadh may have sponsored 911

New evidence in a lawsuit, which holds Saudi Arabia responsible for the September 11, 2001 attacks, shows that the kingdom may have funded a “dry run” prior to the incident. The lawsuit alleges that the Saudi embassy in Washington paid for two Saudi nationals, living undercover in the US as students, to fly from the city of Phoenix to Washington …

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Saudi Arabia seeks to end U.S. lawsuits over Sept. 11 attacks

Saudi Arabia seeks to end U.S. lawsuits over Sept. 11 attacks

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday(1 august) asked a U.S. judge to dismiss 25 lawsuits claiming that it helped plan the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and should pay damages to victims. In a filing in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Saudi Arabia said the plaintiffs cannot show that the kingdom or any affiliated charities were behind the attacks. It also said it …

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Saudi, allies hiding role in illegal Yemen strikes

Saudi, allies hiding role in illegal Yemen strikes

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has lashed out at the Saudi-led coalition for its refusal to provide information on its role in the massive unlawful airstrikes against Yemen in an attempt to avoid international legal liability. According to a Friday report by HRW, the current and former members of the coalition have refused to reply to the rights group’s correspondence in …

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How a case against Israel officials helped Saudi Arabia

How a case against Israel officials helped Saudi Arabia

‘False alarm’ war crime case was used by lobbyists to try and influence US politicians into revoking law Riyadh opposed. A US lawyer with ties to Saudi Arabia filed a “false alarm” lawsuit against senior Israeli and Trump administration officials, which helped the country’s lobbying efforts against legislation that allows US citizens to sue Riyadh over the September 11 attacks. …

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Saudi Arabia seeks to end US lawsuits over 9/11 attacks

Saudi Arabia seeks to end US lawsuits over 911 attacks

Saudi Arabia claims plaintiffs cannot prove the kingdom supported those who carried out the September 11, 2001 attacks. Saudi Arabia has asked a US judge to dismiss 25 lawsuits filed against it in relation to its alleged support of the September 11, 2001 attacks, court documents filed late on Monday afternoon show. In a filing in US District Court in …

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Saudi Arabia and the UAE have transferred tones of weapons to the “da’esh”

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have transferred tones of weapons to the “da’esh”

Despite all the calls currently being made to dry out the sources of terrorism and to tighten the screws on its sources of funding and armament, there are still indications that the authors of these calls are being held accountable, especially those that are now taking the concept of the “war on terror” as a facade to distort their opponents …

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