Kuwait is to send $300 million in humanitarian aid to conflict-hit neighbours Iraq and Yemen, the foreign ministry announced Wednesday.
The oil-rich Gulf state will send $200 million to Iraq and $100 million to Yemen "amidst a humanitarian crisis in the region", said the ministry's international organisations head Jassem al-Mubaraki, quoted by state news agency KUNA.
Fierce battles have been raging in Iraq between Islamic State jihadists and the army backed by Shiite militia.
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Yemen has been under Saudi-led air strikes targeting Shiite Huthi rebels and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.