Six billion for the victims of September 11 Terrorist attack in World trade Center
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Six billion for the victims of September 11 Terrorist attack in World trade Center

Olympia : WA : USA | Oct 05, 2012 at 2:00 AM PDT
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This decision is symbolic of a U.S. federal judge, who asks Iran, Hezbollah and other entities pay.

A U.S. federal judge has formally ordered Wednesday in a largely symbolic decision that are paid by Iran, Hezbollah and others, $ 6 billion to the victims of September 11.

Iran has always denied responsibility for the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 dead in New York and Washington, but in a default judgment on December 22 in New York, he was convicted of aiding Al Qaeda, which claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Judge George Daniels in Manhattan court has validated Wednesday that default judgment and recommendations in the proceedings Havlish against bin Laden, the name of Fiona Havlish, a woman who lost her husband in the attacks in New York.

Y are particularly named Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, Osama bin Laden, the Taliban and the Al-Qaeda.

Wednesday's decision, which will most likely never put into effect, establishes damages to 6.048 billion dollars, to be divided among the families of 47 victims involved in the complaint Havlish in amounts taking into account their degree kinship with the deceased.

They comprise economic damages, punitive damages and interest.

This decision comes as the U.S. and Iran relations particularly tense, partly because of the Iranian nuclear program.

Hezbollah is considered a terrorist organization by the United States.

Osama bin Laden himself was killed in May 2011 by U.S. special forces in Pakistan.

The attacks of September 11 attacks by 14 hijackers had nearly 3,000 dead in New York and Washington. Two airliners had been thrown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York, a third (...)

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gloriacalzita is based in Quezon, Central Luzon, Philippines, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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