MENA (Middle East and North Africa region)
The term MENA covers an extensive region, extending from Morocco to Iran, including all Middle Eastern and Maghreb countries. MENA is roughly synonymous with the term the 'Greater Middle East'. The population of the MENA region is considered to be a minimum of 381 million people -- or 6% of the world population.
Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen
To some groups, the term MENA also includes: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Georgia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (disputed), Somalia, South Sudan, Turkey,
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WORLD BANK SUPPORT
World Bank has over 200 active projects throughout the MENA region.
Support in 2013 reached $2.1 billion plus another $56.4 million
commitment in special financing for the West Bank and Gaza.
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