Saddam Hussein distributed $260,000 to families of Palestinian suicide bombers. The money was passed out in a banquet hall Wednesday in the Gaza Strip in checks of $10,000. The money passed out this week brings the total amount Iraq has contributed to the Palestinian intifada to more than $35 million.
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