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Kuwait sends urgent humanitarian aid to Iraqi refugees

Kuwait is sending urgent humanitarian aid to thousands of Iraqis who have been displaced by ongoing fighting in the neighbouring Arab country.
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Kuwaiti Health Minister Ali al-Obaidi (C), and Kuwaiti Information Minister Sheikh Salman al-Sabah (R) attend a parliament session at the national assembly on July 1, 2014, in Kuwait City. Kuwait said on June 29 it is sending urgent humanitarian aid to thousands of Iraqis who have been displaced by ongoing fighting in the neighboring Arab country. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kuwaiti parliament speaker Marzuq al-Ghanim attends a parliament session at the national assembly on July 1, 2014, in Kuwait City. Kuwait said on June 29 it is sending urgent humanitarian aid to thousands of Iraqis who have been displaced by ongoing fighting in the neighboring Arab country. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kuwaiti Oil Minister Ali al-Omair attends a parliament session at the national assembly on July 1, 2014, in Kuwait City. Kuwait said on June 29 it is sending urgent humanitarian aid to thousands of Iraqis who have been displaced by ongoing fighting in the neighboring Arab country. (AFP/Getty Images)
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An Iraqi woman holds her exhausted son as over 1000 Iraqis who have fled fighting in and around the city of Mosul and Tal Afar wait at a Kurdish checkpoint in the hopes of entering a temporary displacement camp on July 1, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq. The families, many with small and sick children, had no shelter and little water and food. The displacement camp Khazair is now home to an estimated 1,500 internally displaced persons (IDP's) with the number rising daily. Tens of thousands of people have fled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region. (Getty Images)
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Desperate Iraqi women at the Khazair displacement camp for those caught-up in the fighting in and around the city of Mosul wait for food and other items being dispensed by the Iraqi Red Crescent society on June 30, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq. Khazair is now home to an estimated 1,500 internally displaced persons (IDP's) with the number rising daily. Tens of thousands of people have fled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region. (Getty Images)
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Iraqi families wait outside of a displacement camp for those caught-up in the fighting in and around the city of Mosul on June 28, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq. Khazair is now home to an estimated 1,500 internally displaced persons (IDP's) with the number rising daily. Tens of thousands of people have fled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region (Getty Images)
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Iraqi families wait outside of a displacement camp for those caught-up in the fighting in and around the city of Mosul on June 28, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq. Khazair is now home to an estimated 1,500 internally displaced persons (IDP's) with the number rising daily. Tens of thousands of people have fled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region. (Getty Images)