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KING FAHD DONATES $20 MILLION TO SUPPORT PALESTINIAN UPRISING

King Fahd on Saturday made a personal donation of $20 million to support the Palestinian uprising, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.

The check was received by Prince Salman, governor of Riyadh and chairman of "the popular committee for support of the Palestinian strugglers," the news agency said.The committee is in charge of collecting donations for the Palestinian refugees and those living in Israeli-occupied lands.

The Saudi government is already the leading aid donor to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian uprising. The PLO is fighting for an independent homeland.