Saudi Arabia to send USD 500 million in aid to Iraq

(AGI/AFP) Riyadh, July 1 - Saudi Arabia has pledged 500 milliondollars in humanitarian aid to the Iraqi people "regardless oftheir religion, sect, or ethnicity", a Foreign Ministryspokesman announced on Tuesday. King Abdullah ordered the sumto be offered through the United Nations, which reported that1.2 million Iraqis have been forced to flee their homes thisyear due to the ongoing violence. . .

(AGI/AFP) Riyadh, July 1 - Saudi Arabia has pledged 500 milliondollars in humanitarian aid to the Iraqi people "regardless oftheir religion, sect, or ethnicity", a Foreign Ministryspokesman announced on Tuesday. King Abdullah ordered the sumto be offered through the United Nations, which reported that1.2 million Iraqis have been forced to flee their homes thisyear due to the ongoing violence. . .