Kuwait pledges $500 mln in Syria aid at donors conference - emir

by Reuters
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 07:39 GMT

KUWAIT, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Kuwait emir pledged on Wednesday $500 mln for Syrians stricken by almost three years of civil war.

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah made the pledge at an international donor conference in Kuwait city attended by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. (Reporting by Sylvia Westall; Editing by Rania El Gamal)

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