The Dead Sea to Strengthen China’s Geopolitical Presence in the Middle East

China is a footstep away from winning the tender for Phase 1 of the Middle Eastern 'Red-Dead' water project, launched by Israel, Jordan and...

Why Qatar matters to China, in spite of Gulf isolation

The Qatar-China link goes deeper than the New Silk Road, raising broader trade and investment implications in wake of big Gulf diplomatic breakdown.

Arab states’ rift with Qatar clouds China’s plans for Gulf free-trade deal

The shock decision by the Arab world’s strongest powers to isolate Qatar will complicate China’s efforts to reach a free-trade deal with the region,...

Israel’s high-tech sector is thriving, and now China wants in on the action

Go to Israel and chances are you'll install some new apps on your phone, just to keep up. A few years ago that might...

China’s Big Play for Middle East Oil

China's Middle East energy footprint has been expanding. In February, it made a deal for a stake in Abu Dhabi’s onshore oil.

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