March 20, 2013
A U.S. appeals court weighed on Wednesday whether to revive claims by families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks that allege Saudi Arabia provided material support to al Qaeda.
The plaintiffs, who also include insurers and companies that paid billions of dollars in property damages, asked the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to revive their lawsuit. The request follows a 2011 ruling that allowed similar claims to proceed against Afghanistan. More.