Ivanka Trump asked to help select new World Bank head

US Treasury Secretary asks president's daughter, who has worked with World Bank, to help pick its next leader.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/15/2019, 8:29 PM

Gaza economy in 'free fall', warns World Bank

Cuts by Palestinian Authority, reduction in US aid is sending already moribund Gaza economy into 'free fall', says World Bank.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2018, 11:36 AM

World Bank: Allow freer trade in Gaza

World Bank warns that economic decline in Gaza has become too steep to be tackled by international aid.Ben Ariel, 3/16/2018, 3:43 AM

World Bank calls on international donors to help PA

World Bank says international donor support is a must to maintain the PA's budget-cutting achievements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2016, 6:43 AM

How much has the war in Syria cost?

World Bank reveals economic impact of Syrian war on the region stands at a staggering $35 billion, aside from the 260,000 killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2016, 7:12 AM

World Bank Blames Israel, Egypt for Lack of PA-Gaza Growth

Instead of noting Hamas's iron fist on Gaza's youth, PA deficit, World Bank says Israeli, Egypt 'restrictions' are to blame fo rthe economy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2015, 8:21 AM

World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Than in the Past

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

Ukrainian 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

World Bank Gives Hamas $6.4 Million Prize after 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 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.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 President: Germany Needs to Work 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.,Learns Arab Gratitude Firsthand

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 in Aid

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

Int'l Monetary Fund, World Bank: PA Ready for Statehood

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