Saudi Arabia is ready to back the US-led coalition in Syria with ground troops, a Saudi military spokesman told Reuters.
"The kingdom is ready to participate in any ground operations that the coalition (against Islamic State) may agree to carry out in Syria," Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri told the Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV.
The UN's aid coordinator, Stephen O'Brien welcomed the amount of aid funding saying it would help Syrian refugees return home sooner.
Seven young Syrian brothers living in a refugee camp in Jordan hope to be soon reunited with their mother in Germany.
President Assad's stranglehold around Aleppo has tightened considerably in the last few days backed by the might of Russian jets.