Middle East US jury orders Palestinian Authority, PLO to pay attack victims over $218 million

Victims and their families had requested more than $350 million, or over $1 billion after tripling, over shootings and bombings from 2002 to 2004 that killed 33 people and injured over 450.

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A US jury on Monday ordered the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority to pay more than $218 million for providing material support to terrorists, a victory for Americans suing over attacks in the Jerusalem area more than a decade ago.