How the Gulf row is blocking China’s new Silk Road

Rift between Qatar and its neighbours could disrupt key projects in Beijing’s sprawling trade initiative.

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...

China and Saudi Arabia have seduced Trump into being their sweetheart

It’s disappointing but not surprising that in the fifth month of the Trump administration, Germany, Mexico and South Korea are among the big losers...

Netanyahu’s mention of ties with India, China, what Modi told him caught on mic

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of his country’s growing technological collaborations with India and China and that they never impose any political condition...

Sleepy Pakistani Village Rises as China’s Gateway to Middle East

Over the last six months, the skyline over the sleepy fishing city of Gwadar has been transformed by machines that dredge the Arabian Sea and cranes that set up shipping berths.

Chinese Enrollment at Israeli Universities Skyrockets

From beaches to high-tech expertise, Israel's institutions of higher education offer Chinese students a package they can't resist.

Qatar Standoff Tests China’s Neutrality on Saudi-Iran Feud

Talks this week on letting Iran join a Beijing-based cooperation bloc highlight the challenge China faces in trying to avoid taking sides in the...

A China Card for the Middle East

The list of crises plaguing the Middle East is growing. In Yemen, a civil war rages amid an uncontrollable cholera epidemic. In Jerusalem, religious violence...

Terrorism and global tensions are hurting these vacation hot spots

Fear factors including terrorism, political instability and Trump administration policies are scaring away huge numbers of visitors from traditional destinations.

Dubai sees strong growth from China, Russia, India

Dubai Tourism CEO Issam Kazim has said the government body is keen to ensure it makes Dubai as accessible as possible for tourists from around the world.

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