Palestine: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

Israel’s aircraft and tanks hit militant sites in Gaza

Israeli aircraft and tanks have hit several militant sites in the Gaza strip, responding to explosive-laden incendiary balloons launched across the frontier into Israeli territory. In this attack, a woman and a child have been injured by shrapnel. Details of the Attack The Israeli military has stated that the targeted sites belong to Hamas, the ..

UAE became the first Gulf country to establish diplomatic relations with Israel

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first-ever Gulf country and the third in the Arab world to establish diplomatic relations with Israel as part of a deal to halt the controversial annexation of parts of the West Bank that Palestinians see as part of their future state. US President has hailed this move. ..

India pledges 10 million USD to UNRWA

India recently announced that it will contribute 10 million USD to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the coming years. Highlights India stepped in with an annual contribution of 1.25 million USD to 5 million USD in 2018 when countries were withdrawing their funds from the United Nations. For the ..

Israel refuses entry of US congresswomen in country

Isreal has decided to refuse to allow the entry of 2 Democratic congresswomen in the country after they pledged their support for the Palestinian-led boycott movement in Isreal. What has happened? Israel has barred the entry of US Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar in the country. Both women belong to the US Democratic Party ..