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IMF Calls for Funding of Fatah-Hamas Unity Govt.

International Monetary Fund urges international donors to step up funding to fill 'sizable gap,' even as rocket wave crashes on Israel.Ari Yashar, 7/4/2014, 10:00 AM

IMF: Failure of Peace Talks Will Hurt PA Economy

New IMF report says that success in peace talks could boost the PA’s economic growth, but failure could cause increased debt.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 6:16 AM

Israel Urged to Make Further Concession to the PA

International Monetary Fund says the easing of "financial restrictions" on the PA will contribute towards stability on the ground.Ari Soffer, 9/12/2013, 1:49 PM

Former Ambassador is Egypt’s New Foreign Minister

The man appointed to be Egypt’s new foreign minister once served as the country’s ambassador to the United States.Chana Ya'ar, 7/14/2013, 1:43 PM

IMF Warns Over PA Economy in New Report

The International Monetary Fund calls on Israel and the PA to help support the economy of Gaza and Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 3/15/2013, 6:53 AM

Egypt's New Islamist Constitution Becomes Law

A new Constitution drafted by an Islamist-majority committee has been signed into law by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2012, 2:56 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

Arab Spring Blew in Rotten Economy

The rotten fruits of the Arab Spring have been poor economies, the Arab Monetary Fund says. It also cited the global financial crisis. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/2/2012, 8:24 AM

France: Firebomb Attack on Jewish Supermarket

Two unknown attackers hurled firebombs (Molotov cocktails) at a Jewish supermarket in Sarcelles, near Paris, France on Wednesday.Hana Levi Julian, 9/19/2012, 4:16 PM

Egypt Broke, Foreign Banks Hold Up Aid

According to economists in the U.S. and Europe, Egypt's economy has basically been paralyzed for the past year and a halfDavid Lev, 6/21/2012, 11:33 AM

Int'l Monetary Fund Refuses to Cut Iran Ties

The International Monetary Fund has refused to cut its ties with Iran's central bank.Chana Ya'ar, 5/2/2012, 11:15 AM

Fayyad: No Aid Means Reduction in Expenses

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says his government will reduce expenses if donor countries fail to pay aid they pledged to the PA.Elad Benari, 3/18/2012, 6:30 AM

IMF Warns of Economic Instability in Israel

IMF warned Israel of potential economic instability because of high unemployment and poverty in Arab, hareidi sectors.Elad Benari, 2/14/2012, 6:13 AM

Egyptian Tourism Down 30% in 2011

Egyptian tourism revenues dropped nearly 30 percent last year due to its revolutionary ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak., 1/19/2012, 2:48 PM

As Economy Goes South Hungary Rejects Advice

Hungary is trying to rewrite economics and shrugging off advice from the EU and the IMF.Amiel Ungar, 12/26/2011, 7:37 PM

A Greek Tragedy Unfolds

With thousands of demonstrators encircling the parliament in Athens, George Papandreou desperately attempted to form a unity government.Amiel Ungar, 6/16/2011, 12:33 AM

Fischer Won’t Head IMF

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer disqualified from the race to head the International Monetary Fund due to his age.Elad Benari, 6/14/2011, 3:13 AM

Fischer Runs for IMF Head

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has officially announced he is in the running to head the International Money Fund.Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2011, 9:52 AM

Bank of Israel Governor for IMF?

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer is a possible candidate to head the International Money Fund, but has made no final decision. Chana Ya'ar, 6/1/2011, 10:58 AM

Hellas About to Break Loose

The EU is trying desperately to piece together another bailout for Greece that will effectively mean the loss of economic independence.Amiel Ungar, 5/31/2011, 2:08 PM

Europeans United BRICS Divided

All EU members are backing Christine Lagarde for the post IMF director. The BRICS countries fail to unite behind an alternativeAmiel Ungar, 5/26/2011, 11:11 PM

Straus-Kahn Arrest Helps Sarkozy

The arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn rids Nicholas Sarkozy of his most formidable opponent.Amiel Ungar, 5/15/2011, 11:25 PM

Upheavals Boost Mideast Market?

IMF report: "Changes taking place in the region could provide a boost for its economies."Gil Ronen, 4/28/2011, 1:12 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