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Arab Bank wins U.S. appeal over thousands of terror-finance claims

A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that thousands of non-U.S. citizens could not pursue claims against Arab Bank Plc for providing support to militant groups behind attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld a 2013 ruling that dismissed lawsuits against the Jordan-based bank, which a jury last year found liable for providing material support for Hamas in a trial pursued by Americans. Foreign victims of attacks they attributed to Hamas and other groups argued that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling later in 2013 meant the trial judge's ruling was based on precedent that was no longer "good law."…

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Arab Bank lawsuit (re terrorist attacks in Israel)

US appeals court dismisses lawsuit against Arab Bank by non-US citizens claiming bank funded militants behind attacks in Israel & Palestine