By midday Monday, it appeared that the international donors would meet the request of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to supply the Gaza Strip with some $2.8 billion in aid.
Speaking at the conference, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal confirmed his country`s January pledge of one billion dollars to meet that goal.
Image: A Palestinian sits in the window of a bullet and shrapnel riddled house in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on Monday, March 2, 2009.
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