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Palestinians Warn of Burst of Violence if Funds Run Short

A Palestinian official warned Wednesday that the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem could "explode" if funds from international donors fell short this year. Finance Ministry official Dana Erekat said he realized there is competition for scarce funds because of crises in Syria and Yemen and the refugee wave in Europe. But he said a shortage of badly needed donations for the Palestinian areas could lead to a disaster. "If we do not address the needs of these...

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