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Docket sheet: April 10 2008 Idris (blocked bank accounts), owner of El-Shifa (U.S. missile-strike on Sudan, August 20 1998).

United States District Court for the District of Colombia (Washington DC): http://www.dcd.uscourts.gov/

United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.)

Idris, et al. v. Dept/Treas Foreign, et al.

Civil docket for case #: 1:99-cv-00472-RWR

Case ID

Assigned to: Judge Richard W. Roberts

Date Filed: 02/26/1999

Date Terminated: 05/05/1999

Referred to:

Demand: $0

Jury Demand: None

Cause: 05:0706 Judicial Review of Agency Action

Nature of Suit: 890 Other Statutory Actions

Jurisdiction: U.S. Government Defendant



PlaintiffRepresented by
Salah El Din Ahmed Mohammed Idris Mark Joseph MacDougall
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P.
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1564
(202) 887-4510
Email: mmacdougall|@|akingump.com
Lead attorney
Attorney to be noticed
Banounah Investment Company Ltd

Ashurst Investments Ltd

Risorgimento Investments Ltd

Nordstrom Holdings SA

White Nile Properties Ltd
Mark Joseph MacDougall
(See above for address)
Lead attorney
Attorney to be noticed

DefendantRepresented by
U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control

R. Richard Newcomb, Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control
{None listed}


Date # Docket Entry
02/26/1999 1 Complaint filed by plaintiff Salah El Din Ahmed Mohammed Idris, plaintiff Banounah Investment, plaintiff Ashurst Investments, plaintiff Risorgimento Invest, plaintiff Nordstrom Holdings, plaintiff White Nile Prop (st) (Entered: 03/01/1999)
02/26/1999 Summons (4) issued to federal party(s) federal defendant Dept/Treas Foreign, federal defendant R. Richard Newcomb, and non-parties: U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (st) (Entered: 03/01/1999)
02/26/1999 2 Rule 109 Certificate of Disclosure of corporate affiliations and financial interests by plaintiffs (tb) (Entered: 03/01/1999)
03/03/1999 3 Notice by plaintiff of related case (st) (Entered: 03/10/1999)
05/05/1999 4 Stipulated Order by Judge Richard W. Roberts: dismissing as moot (N) (lin) (Entered: 05/05/1999)
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04/10/2008 18:21:28
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Description: Docket Case Number: 99-cv-00472
Billable Pages: 1 Cost: 0.08

Source: https://ecf.dcd.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/DktRpt.pl, Case Number: 99-472 (WebPACER: ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, U.S. District Court for the District of Colombia, access chargeable). Note: The papers in this case are not filed electronically and are not available from the Court on the internet; a photocopy can be purchased from the Court Clerk for $0.50 per page.

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This case: Idris v. U.S. Treasury Department (the owner of El-Shifa), filed, Feb. 26 1999 (D.D.C., No. 99-cv-472), dismissed as moot, May 5 1999) (blocked bank accounts, unblocked by the U.S. government, to avoid answering this complaint).

Related case: El-Shifa Pharmaceutical Industries Company v. United States (U.S. missile-strike on Sudan, August 20 1998) (Article I, U.S. Court of Federal Claims), refused to adjudicate, 55 Fed. Cl. 751 (C.F.C., No. 00-cv-00443, filed, July 27 2000, refused, March 14 2003, reconsideration denied, April 14 2003), affirmed refusal to adjudicate, 378 F.3d 1346 (Fed. Cir., No. 03-5098, appeal docketed, May 19 2003, refused, August 11 2004, rehearing and rehearing en banc denied, December 28 2004), refused to review refusal to adjudicate, certiorari denied, 545 U.S. 1139 {10.44mb.pdf} (U.S., No. 04-1291, June 27 2005, petition docketed, March 25 2005).
Related case: El-Shifa Pharmaceutical Industries Company v. United States (U.S. missile-strike on Sudan, August 20 1998) (Article III, U.S. District Court), refused to adjudicate (D.D.C., No. 01-cv-731, filed, April 4 2001, refused, November 29 2005, motion to alter judgment denied, March 28 2007), appeal docketed, May 31 2007, briefs filed, Jan. 18, Feb. 21, March 4, 2008, oral argument, April 7 2008, affirmed refusal to adjudicate, March 27 2009 {98.2kb.pdf, source} (D.C. Cir., No. 07-5174).


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Charles Judson Harwood Jr.

Posted May 2 2003. Updated May 8 2009.


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