October 4, 2012
A US judge formally ordered Iran, al Qaeda and several other defendants Wednesday to pay $6 billion compensation to the victims of September 11, 2001, in a largely symbolic ruling.
Although Iran denies any connection to 9/11, it was included in the list of alleged culprits by the US District Court in New York, along with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, Afghanistan’s Taliban guerrillas and al Qaeda, which took credit for the massive terror attack.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is also named.
This article was posted: Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 3:38 pm