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Conclusory allegations that he donated money to charities,

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without specific factual allegations that he knew they were

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funneling money to terrorists, do not suffice.”

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14.

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had any knowledge or involvement in any al Qaeda accounts at

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any of the banks he chaired”; and his connection to the

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Sudanese bank “which purportedly knowingly opened accounts

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for al Qaeda operatives, including Osama bin Laden, is too

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remote in time and proximity to implicate” him.

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Id. at 813-

Finally, there was no allegation “that Prince Mohamed

Id. at 816.

On May 5, 2005, the district court entered an order

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dismissing the claims against the Kingdom, Princes Sultan

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and Turki, and Mohamed in the remaining consolidated cases.

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(The plaintiffs conceded that the allegations and evidence

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in the other consolidated cases against those four

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defendants did not materially differ from the allegations in

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the cases already dismissed.)

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In an opinion and order issued on September 21, 2005,

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the district court dismissed the Ashton, Burnett and Federal

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Plaintiffs’ claims against Princes Salman and Naif and the

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SHC on substantially the same grounds.

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that the SHC is an agency of the Kingdom entitled to

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immunity under the FSIA, and that subject matter

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The court concluded

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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