World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Than in the PastThe World Bank Israel listed in 40th place as a business-friendly location, two places below Israel's position in the 2013 report.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea CrisisAs concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.
Samaria to World Bank: Sure, Blame UsRamallah's GDP is limited by Israel's control of land, says bank. Samaria official: we aid Arab residents more than their corrupt officials.
Iran Resumes Paying Off World Bank LoansIran has resumed paying off its old debts to the World Bank, halted several yeas ago due to Western sanctions against the country.
Post-Revolution Tunisians Return to RiotingNearly two years after the Jasmine Revolution brought down the government, Tunisians are still not satisfied. Rioting renewed this week.
World Bank Gives Hamas $6.4 Million Prize after Missile WarHamas again receives world aid, this time $6 .4 million, after escalating missile attacks on Israel.
IMF and World Bank Warn: PA Risks 'Social Upheaval'The Palestinian Authority faces a $400 million budget shortfall, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund warn.
World Bank Says PA Economy UnsustainableNew World Bank report says the economic growth in the PA is unsustainable and cannot support a future state.
World Bank President: Germany Needs to Work to Solve EU CrisisRobert B. Zoellick, President of the World Bank, speaks at the 12th Annual Herzliya Conference.
Analysis: Financial Crisis May Destroy PAThe PA‘s growth has been fueled by handouts, but the World Bank reports that dry financial wells may cause an “acute fiscal crisis.”
Wolfensohn Barred from Beirut U.,Learns Arab Gratitude FirsthandSir James Wolfensohn denied the role of commencement speaker in Beirut despite his services to the Arabs.
Egypt, Tunisia to get Billions in AidThe United States, Qatar and the World Bank are among those pledging billions in aid to Egypt. Tunisia to get help as well.
Int'l Monetary Fund, World Bank: PA Ready for StatehoodThe International Monetary Fund gave the Palestinian Authority a boost this week, saying it can run the economy of an independent nation.