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  Kislev 22, 5773 , 06/12/12

Arabs and Jews Common Target for Global Warming

Global warming could devastate Middle East farming and tourism, without any distinction between Arabs and Jews, according to a World Bank report issued Wednesday.

Average temperatures in the region are likely to rise by as much as three degrees Celsius (5.4 Fahrenheit) by 2050 -- and double that for night-time temperatures, said the report released at UN climate talks in Doha.

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