US Commits USD900 Million to Palestinians

The U.S. is expected to pledge some USD900 million for Palestinians during a donor conference in Egypt, 

reported. The funding includes USD300 million for Gaza and USD200 million to help the Palestinian Authority close its budget deficit. The rest of the sum will fund economic reforms, and security and private sector projects. "Hamas is not getting any of this money," State Department spokesman Robert Wood said.

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    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.