Middle East Nearly $4 billion pledged for Syria, according to UN

Tuesday's international donor meeting was attended by nearly 80 governments and dozens of aid agencies, with the United States promising $507 million.

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International donors have pledged $3.8 billion to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Syria, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said at a summit in the Kuwaiti capital on Tuesday.