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        10/2/2012, Tishrei 16, 5773

      Arab Spring Blew in Rotten Economy


      The rotten fruits of the Arab Spring revolts, following the global financial crisis three years ago, have been a severe cut in economic growth, according to Arab Monetary Fund director Jassem al-Mannai. "These countries have started to suffer from severe contraction in growth, an alarming rise in unemployment rates ... a deterioration in foreign reserves and a hike in inflation," al-Mannai told an Arab meeting in Kuwait, AFP reported.