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World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Now

The World Bank Israel listed in 40th place as a business-friendly location, two places below Israel's position in the 2013 report.Moshe Cohen, 11/2/2014, 5:20 PM

Ukraine: Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea Crisis

As concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.Tova Dvorin, 3/26/2014, 2:09 PM

Samaria to World Bank: Sure, Blame Us

Ramallah's GDP is limited by Israel's control of land, says bank. Samaria official: we aid Arab residents more than their corrupt officials.Gil Ronen, 10/8/2013, 2:51 PM

Iran Resumes Paying Off World Bank Loans

Iran has resumed paying off its old debts to the World Bank, halted several yeas ago due to Western sanctions against the country.David Lev, 10/2/2013, 11:03 PM

Post-Revolution Tunisians Return to Rioting

Nearly two years after the Jasmine Revolution brought down the government, Tunisians are still not satisfied. Rioting renewed this week.Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 9:23 AM

Hamas Gets $6.4 Million ‘Prize’ for Missile War

Hamas again receives world aid, this time $6 .4 million, after escalating missile attacks on Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/28/2012, 8:33 AM

IMF, 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.Elad Benari, 9/20/2012, 5:14 AM

World Bank Says PA Economy Unsustainable

New World Bank report says the economic growth in the PA is unsustainable and cannot support a future state.Elad Benari, 7/26/2012, 5:10 AM

World Bank Pres.: Germany Needs to Solve EU Crisis

Robert B. Zoellick, President of the World Bank, speaks at the 12th Annual Herzliya Conference.Elad Benari, 2/1/2012, 12:15 AM

Analysis: Financial Crisis May Destroy PA

The PA‘s growth has been fueled by handouts, but the World Bank reports that dry financial wells may cause an “acute fiscal crisis.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/12/2011, 12:04 PM

Wolfensohn Barred from Beirut U.

Sir James Wolfensohn denied the role of commencement speaker in Beirut despite his services to the Arabs.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 6/14/2011, 4:29 PM

Egypt, Tunisia to get Billions

The United States, Qatar and the World Bank are among those pledging billions in aid to Egypt. Tunisia to get help as well.Maayana Miskin, 5/27/2011, 3:00 PM

IMF, World Bank: PA OK for State

The International Monetary Fund gave the Palestinian Authority a boost this week, saying it can run the economy of an independent nation.Chana Ya'ar, 4/7/2011, 4:36 PM