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World Bank: Israel, Egypt causes ‘dangerous fiscal crisis’ in Gaza

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A report prepared by the World Bank said that unemployment rate in Gaza has reached a record as it is the highest across the world, Quds Press reported on Sunday.

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Carter: Iraqi forces lacked will to fight ISIS in Ramadi

Defence Secretary, Ashton CarterU.S. Defence Secretary, Ashton Carter on Sunday slammed the Iraqi army which abandoned the provincial capital Ramadi last week, leaving it to fall under ISIS control, despite them outnumbering the jihadists.

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Addressing US Jews, Obama defends his policies with Iran, Palestinians

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During his visit to Adas Israel Synagogue in Washington on Thursday, US President Barack Obama attempted to persuade American Jews that his policies regarding Palestinian issue and Iran do not go against their interest.

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Palestine to chair UNESCO meeting

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Palestine was elected to chair the third Meeting of States Parties to the UNESCO 1970 Convention on Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property for the first time earlier this week.

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Obama to upgrade Tunisia's status to major non-NATO ally

US President Barack Obama US President Barack Obama announced yesterday his intention to designate Tunisia as a major non-NATO ally, citing democratic reforms in the country.

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