Saudi Arabia will give USD5 billion in military assistance to Sudan, the Sudan Tribunecited unidentified sources as saying on 22 February.

The sources said the money had been earmarked for Lebanon but was being diverted because the Sudanese government was providing Riyadh with more support against Iran than its Lebanese counterpart.

Saudi Arabia announced on 19 February that it was stopping the USD4 billion it had pledged to provide to the Lebanese security forces because Beirut had failed to condemn the 2 January attack on the kingdom’s embassy in Tehran. […]