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Last updated: 12 October, 2014

Qatar pledges $1 billion at Gaza donor conference

Qatar promised $1 billion in reconstruction aid for Gaza at a donor conference in Cairo on Sunday, topping US and European pledges for the devastated Palestinian enclave.

“Qatar announces its participation with $1 billion for the reconstruction of Gaza,” said Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, the foreign minister of the gas-rich country.