United Arab Emirates agrees to ties with Israel

Q: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week agreed to normalize diplomatic ties with Israel after that nation suspended its plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank territory. Where is the oil-rich UAE which juts into the Persian Gulf?

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Q: The UAE is the third Arab nation to establish ties with Israel since it declared independence in 1948. Which neighboring Arab nation was the first to make peace with Israel?

A. Egypt

B. Jordan

C. Lebanon

D. Syria

Q: Israel and the UAE both face serious threats from which large country that lies across the Persian Gulf from the UAE?

A. Afghanistan

B. Iran

C. Pakistan

D. Saudi Arabia

Q: The UAE has what type of government?

A. Direct democracy

B. Federal Republic

C. Federation of monarchies

D. Parliamentary democracy

Q: The diplomatic deal with the UAE halted Israel’s plans to annex a big part of the occupied territory on the West Bank of the Jordan River. Who in the West Bank was upset by the announcement of the deal?

A. Arab Palestinians

B. Jewish settlers

C. Both

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