China’s cautious Middle East strategy

It has been more than a decade that the region of the Middle East and North Africa has been through massive political upheavals. Of...

Saudi Arabia strikes $10bn China deal

Saudi Arabia signed 35 economic cooperation agreements with China worth a total of $28bn at a joint investment forum during the visit, according to Saudi Arabia's SPA state news agency SPA.

China defies U.S. pressure as EU parts ways with Iranian oil

China, seeking to skirt U.S. sanctions, will use oil tankers from Iran for its purchases of that country’s crude, throwing Tehran a lifeline while...

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 power in the Middle East is rising

Last month, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates, his second Middle East trip, after visiting Saudi Arabia,...

Why China Is Building A New City Out In The Desert Of Oman

Oman intends to change this by building an entirely new, $10.7 billion transit-oriented industrial city on the desertified coast of the Arabian Sea, 550 kilometers south of Muscat.

What’s Behind China’s Big New Drone Deal?

When China recently revealed it had secured the “biggest overseas purchase order” in the history of Chinese foreign drone sales, it did so in mysterious fashion

‘Trump Will Be Furious’: Tension Between U.S. and Israel Over China Infrastructure Projects

Tightening Israel-China ties have not yet reached Trump's desk, but one U.S. official warns he will not take to it kindly.

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.

Abu Dhabi; China’s Maritime Silk Road Breaks Into The Middle East

The next stop on China’s “21st Century Maritime Silk Road” has been chosen: Abu Dhabi. At the end of last month, China’s Jiangsu province...