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Photo dated 13 July 2006 showing power cables in Germany. A sudden weekend surge in demand for electricity in Germany 04 November 2006, due to freezing weather plunged much of Europe into blackness as France and other power exporting countries found their grids overtapped.

Gaza Sewage Plant Will Receive Electricity From Israel

Just a week after US congressmen pressed Israeli officials to provide sufficient electricity to Gaza’s sewage treatment plant, Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan said that the country is committed to meeting the facility’s increasing needs.

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World Bank Seeking Tech Education Advice in Israel

The World Bank is looking to Israel for advice on how to improve STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, and recently completed a mission to the Jewish state to study what policies can be copied.

Syrian refugees wait to cross from Syria into Jordan, at the Hadalat border crossing, east of the Jordanian capital Amman, on January 14, 2016.

$100 Million From World Bank To Create 100,000 Jordan Jobs

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan will get a cheap $100 million loan to help create 100,000 jobs for Syrian refugees and its own citizens, the World Bank president said Sunday. The long-term loan, almost interest free, is part of an

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West Bank Road Project Puts Israel, EU on Collision Course

JERUSALEM (AP) — A narrow country road outside Jerusalem has turned into a new battleground between Israel and the European Union (EU), deepening a dispute between the allies over Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank. The EU is financing