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Countries you cannot travel to if you have visited Israel or if you are a citizen of Israel.

In 1948, following World War II, Israel was established as a country in the Middle East. It was established as a state in 1948.

In addition to having a highly good passport that is ranked 21st in the world by the Henley Passport Index, Israel's residents have access to 161 countries across the world without the need for a visa. There are several nations, however, that you cannot travel as an Israeli or if you have already visited Israel.

According to Israel's infiltration law, these nations are considered enemies of Israel, and before a citizen of Israel may go to one of these countries, the individual must first obtain a permit from Israel's internal ministry.

Israel passed an anti-infiltration law in 1954, and the following countries are prohibited from being visited by Israelis or those who use Israel's passport: Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria.

Several more nations, according to Wikipedia, are likewise barred from receiving Israeli tourists: Bangladesh, Brunei, Iran, Iraq, and Pakistan are among the countries involved.

Jerusalem, Israel.

Egypt, on the other hand, was removed off this list in 1978, and Jordan was likewise removed from the list in 1994, following the signing of a peace agreement. Following the Iranian revolution in 1979, Iran was added to the list of countries that Israelis are prohibited from visiting. Recently, Saudi Arabia was also removed off the list, after the announcement by Israel's interior minister that Israelis are now permitted to travel to Saudi Arabia for religious and economic purposes.

Countries that do not welcome Israelis as permanent residents.

The back cover of Israel's passort magazine. The photograph is for illustration purposes only.

Meanwhile, other nations, primarily Arab countries, refuse to recognize Israel as a legitimate state, and as a result, if you are a citizen of Israel or have an Israeli passport, you will not be allowed a visa to enter these countries. The nations listed below are those that you are unable to travel with an Israeli passport.

Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait, Lebanon, Yemen, Malaysia, Brunei, Iraq, Iran, Algeria, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Bangladesh are among the countries that have signed the agreement.

An exception is that an Israeli may not go to the nations listed above without a permission has been given by the Ministry of Interior and a visa before arrival has been approved.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was recently removed off this list as a result of their efforts to mediate a peace agreement with Israel. Saudi Arabia has stated that Israeli people are not permitted to visit the country for the time being, despite the fact that the country has held productive conversations with Israel.

If you've traveled to Israel, you won't be able to travel to any other countries.

There are six nations listed above that will not provide visas to anyone who has visited Israel (has an Israeli stamp on his or her passport) or who has been discovered to have visited Israel. These countries are as follows: Israel Immigration inspectors have stopped stamping passports of visitors to the country as a result of instances like these.

Syria, Kuwait, Lebanon, Iran, Libya, and Yemen are the six nations on the list.

Visitors visiting Israel who have already visited one of the 13 countries listed above are frequently advised not to seek for a visa in any of the other countries.


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