Syria has witnessed terrible violence since March 2011, when a popular protest in the city of Dera’a sparked the start of the conflict. Unrest spread quickly throughout Syria, and continued to escalate into what is said to be the worst humanitarian crisis the world has seen in nearly two decades.
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April 14, 2015 — The Middle East and North Africa region has achieved near universal access to health and education, but there is widespread dissatisfaction with the quality of the services providedRead More »
April 14, 2015 — What is holding the region back from creating jobs and improving public services? Watch the replay video of the live discussion held on April 15, 2015 at the World Bank where panelists discussed the need for a new social contract to address the demands of Arab World citizens.Read More »
March 22, 2015 — The Arab World is the driest region globally, with 12 of the world’s most water scarce countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.Read More »