x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Top EU court rules against sanctions on Saudi man

Europe's highest court has ruled that EU sanctions on Yassin Kadi, a Saudi businessman, were unjustified.

BRUSSELS // Europe's highest court ruled yesterday that EU sanctions on Yassin Kadi, a Saudi businessman, were unjustified.

The court said there was not enough evidence that he was involved in terrorist activities.

Mr Kadi was put on a European Union blacklist after being included on a United Nations list of people suspected of supporting Osama bin Laden.