Saudi Embassy May Have Funded 9/11 ‘dry run’: Report

New York Post reports FBI evidence in a lawsuit alleges Saudi Arabia’s US embassy may have funded test run for Sept 11. New evidence in a 9/11 lawsuit against the government of Saudi Arabia alleges the kingdom’s embassy in Washington, DC may have funded a test run for the deadly attacks in 2001, according to a US newspaper report. The evidence was submitted as part of a class action lawsuit against the government of Saudi Arabia, the New York Post reported on Saturday. It alleges the embassy paid for two Saudi nationals to fly from Phoenix to Washington two years before planes hit the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and slammed into a field in Pennsylvania as part of a “dry run” for the attacks. Saudi Arabia has always denied any involvement in September 11, 2001 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. The victims’ lawyers, however, have said the evidence suggests...

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Saudi Arabia Seeks to End US Lawsuits Over 9/11 Attacks

by Creede Newton – 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 Manhattan, lawyers representing Saudi Arabia claim the plaintiffs – who represent thousands of victims who died and were injured in the attacks, as well as businesses and insurers – cannot prove the Gulf kingdom supported the al-Qaeda-affiliated men who hijacked and crashed planes into New York’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon outside Washington, and a Pennsylvania field. Nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks. Saudi Arabia also claimed it deserved sovereign immunity. James Kreindler, a lawyer representing those killed in the September 11 attacks, told Reuters news agency the...

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