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

Boat with more than 450 people sinks in China’s Yangtze

A Chinese rescue boat

A small cruise ship sank overnight in China’s Yangtze River during a storm, leaving at least one person dead and nearly 450 people missing, most of them elderly, state media said Tuesday. Ten people were rescued, the state media reports

US, China tone down rhetoric over island row

After a months-long row over Beijing’s island-building in the South China Sea, the US and China were relatively restrained at Asia’s top security forum this weekend, but no closer to any solution. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the Shangri-La

Solar jet begins 6-day, 6-night Pacific flight

The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft took off early Sunday for a six-day, six-night flight over the Pacific Ocean, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun. Pilot Andre Borschberg, 62, left

China touts ‘success’ of crackdown in Muslim region

China said it has foiled 181 terror plots in the year since it started a crackdown on Islamic separatists in the northwestern region of Xinjiang that was prompted by a surge of violence that reached as far as the capital

Xi Jinping: Religions must adapt to Chinese society

Xi Jinping

China’s president warned Wednesday that religions must be independent from foreign influence, as the government asks domestic religious groups to pledge loyalty to the state. China is ruled by the officially atheist Communist Party, and Beijing attempts to control a

Vietnam opposes Chinese fishing ban in disputed sea

Fiery Cross Reef

Vietnam said it resolutely opposes a temporary Chinese ban on fishing in the Gulf of Tonkin, the latest in a series of sovereignty disputes in and around the South China Sea. China’s ban came as the neighbors seek to patch

Beijing rebukes US over S. China Sea islands row

China’s foreign minister told top US diplomat John Kerry on Saturday that Beijing was “unshakeable” in its defense of sovereignty, as tensions between the powers mount over Chinese island-building in strategic but disputed waters. The United States is weighing sending

China Energy Profile: Fastest-Growing Economy And Largest Energy Consumer In World

Map of China

China is the world’s most populous country with a fast-growing economy that has led it to be the largest energy consumer and producer in the world. Rapidly increasing energy demand, especially for petroleum and other liquids, has made China influential

Modi meets China’s Xi on home ground

Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his ancestral home province Thursday, highlighting ancient ties as the Asian giants reportedly discussed a simmering border dispute. Attempting to put their relationship on a more personal footing, Xi

China foreign minister pushes Iran on nuclear deal

A deal with Iran on its controversial nuclear programme would help it escape from sanctions and allow more efforts to be spent on economic development, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during a trip to Tehran. The negotiations between Iran

ISIS executes three of its Chinese militants: China paper

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group has killed three Chinese militants who joined its ranks and later attempted to flee, a Chinese state-run newspaper said, the latest account of fighters from China embroiled in the Middle East

Chinese relatives reject Malaysia’s MH370 death declaration

Distraught Chinese relatives of passengers on missing flight MH370 on Friday called for Malaysia to withdraw its declaration that all onboard had died in an accident, shunning offers of compensation. Malaysian authorities on Thursday formally declared that all 239 the

Arrests in China’s mainly-Muslim Xinjiang nearly doubled in 2014: report

Arrests nearly doubled last year in China’s violence-torn, mainly Muslim Xinjiang region, state-run media reported Friday, adding that a crackdown has been extended to the end of this year. Prosecutors in the far-western area, home to China’s 10-million-strong Turkic-speaking and

China bans burqas in Xinjiang region

Muslim women in China’s Xinjiang region have been banned from wearing the burqa in public places, the government-run news website was quoted by local Tianshan News as reporting this week. The ban was first proposed in December by local legislators

Shanghai New Year’s Eve stampede kills 36 after fake money thrown from building

A stampede killed at least 36 people during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Shanghai, authorities said, possibly caused by people rushing to pick up fake money thrown from a building overlooking the city’s famous Bund waterfront district. The government in

Jackie Chan ashamed of son

Jaycee Chan

BEIJING: Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan said he feels shame for his son, who has been indicted by Beijing prosecutors on a drug charge and could be jailed for up to three years. The remarks, reported Wednesday by

Around 300 Chinese fight alongside ISIS

About 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Monday, a rare tally that is likely to fuel worry in China that militants pose a threat to security. China

Gong Li questions fairness of Taiwan film awards

Gong Li

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The golden horse statues have been awarded, but drama hasn’t ended from one of Asia’s biggest film festivals. Chinese actress Gong Li called Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Festival unprofessional after she lost the best actress category to Taiwanese

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