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PA cabinet head: Israel wants to destroy Palestinian economy

PA cabinet head: Israel wants to destroy Palestinian economy

Mohammad Shtayyeh calls on World Bank to intervene in Israel’s deductions from the tax revenues it collects on behalf of the PA.Ben Ariel, 10/05/2019 06:36
World Bank: PA economy in 'crisis' over 'standoff' with Israel

World Bank: PA economy in 'crisis' over 'standoff' with Israel

World Bank urges 'resolution to standoff' after Israel offsets PA terror payments, says Israel should ease restrictions on 'dual-use goods.'AFP, 17/04/2019 21:20
Ivanka Trump asked to help select new World Bank head

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, 15/01/2019 20:29
Gaza economy in 'free fall', warns World Bank

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, 25/09/2018 11:36
World Bank: Allow freer trade in Gaza

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, 16/03/2018 03:43
World Bank calls on donors to help PA

World Bank calls on donors to help PA

World Bank says international donor support is a must to maintain the PA's budget-cutting achievements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2016 06:43
How much has the war in Syria cost?

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, 05/02/2016 07:12
World Bank Blames Israel for Lack of PA Growth

World Bank Blames Israel for Lack of PA 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, 29/09/2015 08:21
World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Now

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, 02/11/2014 17:20
Ukraine: Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea Crisis

Ukraine: Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea Crisis

As concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.Tova Dvorin, 26/03/2014 14:09
Samaria to World Bank: Sure, Blame Us

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, 08/10/2013 14:51
Iran Resumes Paying Off World Bank Loans

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, 02/10/2013 23:03
Post-Revolution Tunisians Return to Rioting

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, 02/12/2012 09:23
Hamas Gets $6.4 Million ‘Prize’ for Missile War

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, 28/11/2012 08:33
IMF, World Bank Warn: PA Risks 'Social Upheaval'

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, 20/09/2012 05:14
World Bank Says PA Economy Unsustainable

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, 26/07/2012 05:10
World Bank Pres.: Germany Needs to Solve EU Crisis

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, 01/02/2012 00:15
Analysis: Financial Crisis May Destroy PA

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, 12/09/2011 12:04
Wolfensohn Barred from Beirut U.

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, 14/06/2011 16:29
 Egypt, Tunisia to get Billions

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, 27/05/2011 15:00
IMF, World Bank: PA OK for State

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, 07/04/2011 16:36