Emirates Not all are pleased


Dead Sea in Israel and UAE beaches have long been a favorite destination of many wealthy Russians, on the acquisition of permits rarely think about the possible problems at the borders of the Middle East countries.Meanwhile, a few years ago it was quite possible a situation in which Russian tourists visited Israel, could not get then to the Emirates.Those who rest in Dubai, received unexpected problems for itself on the border of the country, a sixth of the population is their f
ormer compatriots.


However, similar could only wonder people are absolutely apolitical and did not know about old very complex relationship between Israel and other Middle Eastern countries.Including one of the richest in the Gulf region - the United Arab Emirates.The main reason for constant conflicts and wars periodically flare is that the Arab world, with a few exceptions, are not upheld as the partition of Palestine into two equal area, and the appearance in May 1948, the independent state of Israel.20% of whom are the Arabs.


«List 17»


It is no coincidence that of the 17 countries, continues to consider the establishment of Israel as illegitimate, more than half - of its neighbors in the Middle East.This list, in addition to just the Emirates, includes Brunei, Iraq, Yemen, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Saudi Arabia and Syria.Another seven - Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Pakistan, Somalia and Sudan - are Muslim countries traditionally show solidarity with any Arab people.Including, of course, and the Palestinian.In the same way that the people are suffering from the Israeli occupying its territory, they do not doubt for a minute.


UAE, in particular, insist on a speedy withdrawal of the Israeli army from the occupied Arab territories and the legal safeguards for the rights of the Palestinians, including the creation of their own state.In addition, the UAE sheikhs do not recognize the right of Israel to live in the Middle East.And therefore denied entry to their territory by any citizens who have Israeli passports and residing in the territory of that country.And repealing the ban is not collected.It is true that participation in hostilities UAE army is not taking.


Answer Tel Aviv


Naturally, this situation does not suit Israel itself, who introduced to all of the above (this also applies DPRK) own border and visa sanctions.And Syria, Lebanon and Iran in Tel Aviv and at all recognized the "enemy states."For a long time suffered from a similar confrontation nationals whose countries are far from the Arab-Israeli conflict.That is why they could well refuse entry to the UAE on the sole ground that a little earlier, they visited Israel.


But in recent years the situation has changed for the better.Sheikhs eased access mode in its so attract tourists from all over the country and the world "close their eyes" to the fact that foreigners who come to them first time to visit, such as the Israeli Eilat.Slightly more severe is the case with those who are after Emirates flies to Israel.Here at the airport they can arrange for a serious interview with questions like "What exactly did you do in the UAE?" And "Why do you come to Israel?".However, entry and subsequent holiday is not usually denied.


Where not let


However, very inquisitive Russian tourists to relax in the Arab-Muslim states still can not.The world is still a lot of countries where the stamp in the passport to visit Israel, even for the purpose of tourism or conventional treatment, it is a synonym for taboo across the border of their owners will not be allowed.These include not only made to the "list of 17" Yemen, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Syria and Sudan, Bahrain and Iran.


guards refuse these countries may even when detecting only circumstantial evidence of your stay in Israel.They are, as a rule, dies on a trip through his having on its territory, the Israeli embassy to Egypt and Jordan.By the way, the Israelis themselves are free to visit not only Egypt, Jordan, and to suspend diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv in 2000, Tunisia and Morocco.