UAE: 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 ..

Under air bubble agreement, Indians with any valid VISA can fly to US, UK and Canada

Indians holding any kind of visa valid under the ‘Air Bubbles’ agreement can travel to the UK, USA, Canada and the UAE, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. This comes after the earlier rule of the European Union that only those holding essential visa were allowed for travel abroad. What is Air Bubble ..

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. ..

IPL 2020 tournament to be held in UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that the IPL 2020 Tournament is going to be held in UAE from September 19 and it will end on November 10, 2020. Among the main changes introduced due to the COVID 19 Pandemic this year, it has been decided that COVID 19 substitutes ..

UAE starts operation of Arab world’s first nuclear power reactor

The United Arab Emirates has launched operations at the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant on the Gulf Coast to the east of Qatar. Nuclear fission has started in one of the four reactors at the Barakah plant, which uses South Korean technology. Background This plant was expected to open in 2017 but the star-up ..