A telethon (a fund-raising television event) held in Doha, Qatar, supported by Her Highness Sheikha Bint Nasser Al Missned has achieved to raise an incredible sum of $100,000,000, in just a few hours. Among guests who took part in the event was Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, President of the United Nations General Assembly, Syrian actor Ayman Zeidan, Iraqi singer Kadhum Al Sahir, Irish singer and actor Bob Geldoff, Sami Yusf, and others!
The donations were collected in order to help rebuild schools, start a prothetics programme and provide couneselling support for the children of Gaza, after the 22-day offensive in Gaza by the Israeli forces.
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