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.

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.

China’s Role in Post-Hegemonic Middle East

For more than a decade, the Middle East and North Africa region has experienced a level of violence and instability that is unprecedented in...

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.

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...

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.

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.

China is trying to pull Middle East countries into its version of NATO

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a Central Asian security bloc led by China and Russia that is often described as a future Eastern...

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...