Abraham Accord Current Affairs, GK & News

Western Sahara conflict

The US President Donald Trump has recently backed the claim of Morocco to the Western Sahara. In return Morocco is opening diplomatic relations with Israel. Israel is the fourth country to make peaceful relations with Israel after UAE, Bahrain and Sudan. UAE signed Abraham Accord with Israel to normalise its relations with the country. The ..

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What is Golden Card Visa issued by UAE?

The United Arab Emirates recently approved the issuance of Golden Card Visa with several changes. The Visa is for ten years. The visa is being provided for professionals, physicians, engineers and PhD holders from certain universities. About Golden Visa Card The visa grants 10-year residency to the holders and their families as well. Apart from ..

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UAE allows cohabitation of unmarried couples, relaxes Islamic laws

On November 7, 2020, the United Arab Emirates announced major changes to its Islamic laws. It includes loosening of alcohol restrictions, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate and loosening criminalization of honour killings. Key Highlights Previously the users had to purchase license for liquor and to have alcohol at homes. The new rule now allows Muslims ..

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India-UAE High Level Joint Task Force on Investments

On November 3, 2020, India and UAE held the High-Level Joint Task Force on Investments. The task force was created in 2012. Highlights The task force discussed upon the following The positive outcomes achieved by the Joint Task Force were discussed The India and UAE sectors with potential for economic growth were identified The existing ..

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Sudan joins UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel

On October 23, 2020, Sudan became the third country to join UAE and Bahrain in recognizing Israel. The United States recently brokered pacts between Israel and UAE and Bahrain. Under the agreement, UAE and Bahrain agreed to recognise Israel as an independent state. Key Highlights In September 2020, UAE, Bahrain and Israel signed the first ..

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