02/19/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Arab Leaders Strive For Unity At Gaza Summit, Saudi King Pledges $1 Bil In Aid

The crisis in Gaza is topping the agenda of Arab leaders who have gathered in Kuwait for a summit aimed at boosting regional economic growth.

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia pledged on Monday to donate one billion dollars towards the reconstruction of the Palestinian coastal territory, which has faced deadly attacks by Israeli forces since December 27.

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