Israel-Palestine 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…

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…

Israel successfully test fires advanced Missile Defence System

On august 13, 2020, Israel successfully tested the advanced missile defence system Arrow-2. The missile was developed to defend against the short- and mid- range rockets that are fired from Lebanon and Gaza and also long-range missiles fired from Iran. Highlights In 2019, USA and Israel jointly test fired Arrow-3 successfully in Alaska. This system Read More…

First Jerusalem-Mumbai festival held in Mumbai

The Jerusalem-Mumbai festival is to be held in Mumbai on February 15, 2020 to promote artistic and cultural ties between Israel and India. The festival is first of its kind. Highlights The aim of the festival is to establish links between the cities Jerusalem and Mumbai. The idea was mooted during PM Modi’s visit to Read More…

Funding for India-Palestine Techno Park released

Recently the Indian Representative to Palestine, Sunil Kumar released the third tranche of funding for the construction of India-Palestine techno park in Palestine. India had committed to invest 12 million USD as a part of capacity building in Palestine. India currently pays 3 million USD on half yearly basis The Techno Park The park will Read More…