China is downside risk for oil prices as OPEC meets: Analyst

All eyes are on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ahead of a highly-anticipated meeting later Thursday when the oil group looks set...

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...

For China’s Global Ambitions, ‘Iran Is at the Center of Everything’

NEYSHABUR, Iran — When Zuao Ru Lin, a Beijing entrepreneur, first heard about business opportunities in eastern Iran, he was skeptical. But then he...

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...

China is Getting More Interested in the Middle East

Much has been said about U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent visit to the Middle East but it’s worth remembering that only a few weeks...

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.

Aramco tightens grip on top oil market with China refinery

Saudi Arabian Oil Co has agreed to build a refinery and petrochemical plant in China, deepening ties between world’s biggest oil seller and its largest importer.

‘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 banks stop dealing with Iran ahead of US sanctions

The head of Iran-China Chamber of Commerce Asadollah Askaroladi announced that Chinese banks have stopped dealing with Iranian companies ahead of US sanctions scheduled...

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,...