Qatar pledges $500 mln for Gaza reconstruction

Rescuers search for people in the rubble of a building at the site of Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City (Mohammed Salem - Reuters)

Reuters  /  May 26, 2021

Qatar will provide $500 million [!] to help rebuild Gaza, the foreign minister said on Wednesday, following a ceasefire that ended the worst fighting in years between Israel and Palestinian militants.

“Qatar announces $500 million in support for the reconstruction of Gaza,” Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said in a Twitter post.