Israel Current Affairs - 2020

India-Israel Agreed for Advance Bilateral Cooperation to fight Coronavirus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  spoke with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on October 6, 2020 and India – Israel agreed  to continue and advance bilateral cooperation in order to fight against the coronavirus in the fields of research, field trials of diagnostic tools and vaccine development.. Emphasis were given on technological cooperation and tests. Both Read More…

Abraham Accord: Israel, Bahrain and UAE sign peace agreement

On September 15, 2020, US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and foreign ministers of Bahrain and UAE signed the historic peace agreement Abraham Accord. It is the first peace deal between Israel and Arabs in 26 years. About the deal According to the deal, the UAE and Bahrain will exchange ambassadors with Read More…

United Nations to renew, reduce Lebanon Peace Keeping Forces

On August 28, 2020, the United Nations announced that it will reduce the peace keeping forces in Lebanon for another year. Also, it will reduce the number of troops Highlights The UN Interim Force in Lebanon was established in 1978. It patrols the southern border of Lebanon known as Blue Line. The Blue Line runs Read More…

India and Israel New Cultural Agreement: Key Points

India and Israel signed a new cultural agreement to strengthen people-to-people exchanges. This agreement was signed by India’s Ambassador to Israel, Sanjeev Singla and Israel’s Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi. Key Points of the Agreement The new cultural agreement will be a three year programme on cultural cooperation from 2020-23. The areas of cooperation under the Read More…

Facts Box: Israel-UAE Peace Pact

The United Arab Emirates became the first Gulf country to sign peace agreement with Israel recently. The Agreement is also called Abraham Accord. Israel is the third Arab country after Egypt (1979) and Jordan (1994) to sign the peace agreement. Highlights The name Abraham has been provided to honour three major Abrahamic religions Judaism, Christianity Read More…