CAIRO (TheBlaze/AP) — Qatar has pledged $1 billion toward reconstruction of Gaza Strip after the latest, 50-day Israel-Hamas war.
Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah made the announcement Sunday during a pledge conference in Cairo.
On Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced immediate U.S. assistance of $212 million as the conference began.
The United Arab Emirates also pledged $200 million.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said Gaza needs $4 billion.
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