september 11

U.S. Sept. 11 Law Weakens International Relations, Saudi Cabinet Says

DUBAI, Oct 3 – Saudi Arabia said on Monday that a U.S. law allowing citizens to sue the kingdom over the Sept. 11 2001 attacks represented a threat to international relations and urged Congress to act to prevent any dangerous consequences from the new legislation. The cabinet, at its weekly meeting in the capital Riyadh,

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Gulf States Condemn Law Letting 9/11 Families Sue Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, Sept 12 – The Saudi-dominated Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on Monday condemned a law passed by the United States Congress last week that would allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue the kingdom’s government for damages. The head of the six-nation GCC said the law was “contrary to the

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Dial 9-11 For JASTA

Fifteen years on, 9/11 victims’ families demand justice. By Roshanak Taghavi Justice and security are on the minds of many Americans commemorating September 11 this week, as newly de-classified documents re-ignite the debate over Saudi Arabia’s alleged involvement in the deadliest attacks in contemporary U.S. history — and congressional legislation is proposing to hold the Kingdom

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The Jasta Controversy: Is There a Longer-Term Agenda?

  BY Dr. Habib Al Mulla It was an event future historians may well regard as something of a watershed—but not solely for the obvious issues now being discussed by the media, argued over by lawyers, and scrutinized by national security experts. On May 17, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism

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