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Prince Turki was the director of the Kingdom’s

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Department of General Intelligence (“DGI”) until August

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2001.

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embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan; he later met with bin Laden

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at least five times in the 1980s and 1990s.

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agreed with the Taliban and al Qaeda that the Kingdom would

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not attempt to extradite bin Laden or his followers, in

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return for bin Laden’s agreement not to target the Kingdom

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or its royal family.

In the 1980s, Turki met Osama bin Laden at the Saudi

In 1998, Turki

During Turki’s tenure, there existed

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“near identity” between DGI and the Taliban.

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Plaintiffs allege in addition that Turki donated to the

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charities in his personal capacity.

The Federal

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Prince Mohamed6

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The plaintiffs’ claims against Mohamed, His Royal

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Highness Prince Mohamed al Faisal al Saud, focus on his role

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in Islamic banking.7

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held accounts at banks (and subsidiaries of banks) managed

Osama bin Laden and other terrorists

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Prince Mohamed is named as a defendant in the complaints filed by Ashton, Burnett, Cantor, Continental Casualty, Euro Brokers, Federal Insurance, New York Marine, O’Neill and World Trade Center Properties. 7

Unlike the Four Princes, Prince Mohamed is not a government official of the Kingdom. 13

In Re Terrorist Attacks  

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit: In Re Terrorist Attacks

In Re Terrorist Attacks  

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit: In Re Terrorist Attacks

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