A Washington, D.C., federal judge revived litigation in a $300 million terrorism case Wednesday against the Palestinian Authority — currently known as the Palestinian National Authority — and the Palestine Liberation Organization, vacating (PDF) a default entry against the two groups from 2005.

The Palestinian groups were sued in 2002 in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the families of U.S. citizens killed in a terrorist bombing earlier that year at a West Bank pizzeria. The suit (PDF) accuses the PLO of carrying out the attack, and the Palestinian Authority of providing material support.

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