Around 6,000 Israelis affected by Palestinian terrorism had sued Arab Bank, which allegedly delivered money to the groups that carried out the acts.
300 terror victims during the Palestinian intifada sued the bank, accusing it of helping Hamas create a “death and dismemberment benefit plan.”
Israeli victims of Palestinian terror are trying to sue a Jordanian bank, which paid the terror groups. They’re relying on an 18th-century law to win.
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.
A U.S. jury said on Monday Arab Bank Plc provided material support to Hamas, and must therefore compensate the victims of two dozen attacks the Islamic militant group allegedly carried out in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
A lawyer for Arab Bank, which is accused of providing financial services to Hamas, told a Brooklyn federal court that the bank never helped finance terrorism.
American victims of Hamas terror attacks during the second intifada in Israel are suing a Jordanian bank for offering benefits to terrorists.