China-UAE cooperation growing, says President Xi Jinping

China and the UAE are increasingly cooperating in a number of sectors, including energy, industry and finance, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Writing in...

Israel’s very popular on Chinese social media—thanks to China’s online Islamophobia

With Facebook and Twitter blocked in China, foreign embassies looking to spread their message in China have to turn to WeChat and Weibo—two of the country’s biggest social media sites.

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’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,...

Did China Steal Iron Dome From Israel?

A cybersecurity firm reports that Chinese hackers have stolen technical data for the Iron Dome rocket-defense system from Israeli computers.

PM lauds ‘growing friendship’ between Israel, China as he hosts vice president

Wang Qishan, the most senior Chinese official to tour the Jewish state since 2000, visits Western Wall accompanied by Israeli officials during trip focusing...

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...

Co-hosting trade conference with Netanyahu, China’s VP hails Israeli technology

‘Our bilateral relations are at a new height,’ Wang Qishan tells innovation summit; PM also meets Alibaba’s Jack Ma and former Google CEO Eric...

How Close to China Is Too Close for Israel?

There’s no denying that Monday’s arrival in Israel of Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan, the man often dubbed “the second-most powerful in China,” is a coup for Benjamin Netanyahu.


Concerns prompt ‘review’ of Shanghai agreement within Israel’s inner security cabinet, sources say.