As the political crisis in cash-strapped Egypt deepens and US and European donors ponder the future of their aid commitments to the largest country in the Arab world, Saudi Arabia has clearly stated its readiness to provide more aid to Egypt.

In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) this week, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saudi al-Faisal said: “To those who had declared they are stopping aid to Egypt or are waving such a threat, [we say] the Arab and Muslim nations are wealthy with their people and resources, and will not shy away from offering a helping hand to Egypt.” (CONTINUED - 721 WORDS)