Vrijdag, April 5, 2002 / Last Modified: Zaterdag, December 31, 2011
The Saudi kingdom pledged $ 400 million last year for the support of “martyrs’
families,” according to the Saudi Embassy’s Web site.
At $ 5,300 per “martyr,” that works out to about 75,000 martyrs,
suggesting the Saudi princes anticipate a lot more suicide bombings than Israel
has yet suffered. The Saudis offered a fraudulent ‘peace’ plan this year
intended to divert attention from their involvement in the horrors of 11
See the full article below, from the Saudi Embassy’s Web site.
In line with the directives of Prince Naif bin Abdul Aziz, the Interior Minister, the
Saudi Committee for the Support of al-Quds Intifada has been extending
assistance to the families of Palestinian martyrs, as well as injured and
handicapped Palestinians. SR [Saudi Rial] 10,000 will be handed over to
Palestinian POWS, SR 20,000 to the family of each martyr, SR 20,000 to each
handicapped Palestinian, and SR 15,000 to each injured Palestinian.
From next week the Committee will distribute the second batch of the food
basket to the Palestinian families in the West Bank and Gaza in collaboration
with the working team in the Palestinian territories and some Palestinian
charitable societies nominated by the Saudi Relief Committees, the Muslim
World League, the Islamic Development Bank and the World Assembly for
The Committee reiterated its determination to provide the Palestinians with
assistance despite the unfair siege being imposed by the Israeli authorities
against the Palestinian people. The Committee said it has been receiving, on a
daily basis, donations from the various parts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in
collaboration with the local committees set up for this purpose.