US House to Vote on Bill Allowing Lawsuits Over 9/11 Attacks

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Friday on bipartisan legislation that would allow families of the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to sue the Saudi Arabian government for allegedly supporting terrorism. The Senate passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act in May despite opposition from Saudi Arabia, a key ally to the United States. Fifteen of the 19 airline hijackers responsible for the attacks were Saudi nationals, but Riyadh has denied...

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