Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


Tag Archives: China

Beijing warns US — Hands off South China Sea

Beijing warned Thursday that it would “firmly oppose” infringement of its sovereignty after indications Washington will soon send warships close to its artificial islands in the South China Sea. Tensions have mounted since China transformed reefs in the area —

Nadal toils, Djokovic and Murray sail through in Shanghai

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal needed all his trademark grit and determination on Wednesday when he was taken to a third-set tie-break by towering ace king Ivo Karlovic in a dramatic opening match at the Shanghai Masters. After Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray

Chinese admiral visits Iran, wants closer defense cooperation

China wants to deepen military ties with Iran, a senior Chinese admiral was quoted as saying on Thursday after a meeting with Iran’s defense minister in Tehran. Admiral Sun Jianguo, deputy chief of staff of the People’s Liberation Army, told

China is not collapsing

Anatole Kaletsky

By : Anatole Kaletsky One question has dominated the International Monetary Fund’s annual meeting this year in Peru: Will China’s economic downturn trigger a new financial crisis just as the world is putting the last one to bed? But the

US discusses South China Sea plans with Australia

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Ash Carter met their Australian counterparts in Boston on Tuesday to discuss expanded cooperation in the South China Sea and possible US patrols within 12 nautical miles of artificial islands built

Isolated North Korea says ready for war with U.S. as it marks anniversary

Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States.

Are the Chinese coming to Syria?

Dr. Theodore Karasik

By : Dr. Theodore Karasik Russia’s military activities, coupled with the Kremlin’s diplomatic solutions to the Syria crisis, are bringing Chinese views and actions into sharp relief. Moscow and Beijing are linked together through a number of channels, including the

China in drive to redraw global financial map

The “One Belt & One Road” initiative, proposed by China, will push global trade and investment to the limits of sky besides creating the largest economic corridor of the world, said Liu Yunshan, a top leader of the Communist Party

Trio win Nobel medicine prize for parasite therapies

Irish-born William Campbell, Satoshi Omura of Japan and China’s Youyou Tu won the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for their discoveries of treatments against parasites, the jury said. Campbell and Omura shared one half of the prize for “their discoveries

Campbell, Omura, Tu win Nobel medicine prize

Three scientists from Ireland, Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that helped doctors fight malaria and infections caused by roundworm parasites. The Nobel judges in Stockholm awarded the prestigious prize to Irish-born William

Tens of thousands evacuated as typhoon roars into south China

A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving more than a dozen fishermen missing in the Philippines. Nearly 200,000 people in southern China were evacuated before Typhoon Mujigae

Tang Wei looks for chemistry with co-actors

Chinese actress Tang Wei is not obsessed about finding the right role for her future film project. For the “Lust, Caution” star, it is the people she works with on a film set and the chemistry with them that counts.

China, US rate hike loom over global finance summit

Christine Lagarde

Clouds are gathering over the world’s economic leaders ahead of a meeting in Peru to confront the fallout of a China-sparked commodity price crash that has rocked once-powerful emerging markets. The impending prospect of a US interest rate hike, the

Chinese solar company blames short-sellers for stock trouble

The chairman of a troubled Chinese solar panel manufacturer has denied wrongdoing and blamed short-selling by hedge funds for a plunge in the price of its Hong Kong-traded shares. Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd. is cooperating with an investigation

CIA pulled officers from China after govt hack

The United States withdrew several CIA officers from its embassy in Beijing to protect them from being uncovered through a hack of US federal employee records, The Washington Post has reported. Two cyberthefts targeting the US Office of Personnel Management

Fresh blast rocks southern Chinese town

A fresh explosion rocked a southern Chinese town Thursday, one day after 17 parcel bombs killed at least seven and wounded scores in the same district, state media reported. The latest blast occurred in the early morning in a residential

Japan’s bid for Indonesian railway rejected, China wins

Japan said its bid to build a major railway in Indonesia had been rejected with China instead to be awarded the project, slamming the decision as “extremely regrettable.” China and Japan had for months been vying to build a new

14,000 Chinese Muslims performed Haj this year

Chinese Ambassador

Chinese Ambassador Li Chengwen has said that about 14,000 Chinese Muslims came to Saudi Arabia to perform Haj this year, and more than 20 million Chinese Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Adha with their Muslim brothers and sisters all over the world.

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