Due to fear of economic retribution, Muslim countries have been largely silent on Xinjiang’s...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 24, 2016
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Anne Henochowicz | Nov 22, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 15, 2012
Premier Wen Jiabao is visiting Saudi Arabia and participating in talks there that may shift the dynamic of China’s relationships in the Middle East, especially with Iran. From the New York Times: Mr. Wen’s visit to Saudi...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 27, 2011
The Guardian’s Damian Carrington writes on the unsustainability of water use in China and the Middle East: The world’s population tripled in the 20th century, but the thirst for water grew six-fold, the large...
by Dan Laks | Apr 23, 2006
From The Age (link): President Hu Jintao of China flew in to an enthusiastic welcome in Saudi Arabia at the weekend to negotiate new oil supplies. His three-day visit, aimed at improving relations between the world’s largest oil producer and its second largest oil consumer, is a sign that China is stepping up the policy […]
by Michael Zhao | Apr 22, 2006
From the New York Times (link): As President Hu Jintao of China made his first state visit to Saudi Arabia yesterday, his arrival in Riyadh offered the latest sign of shifting winds across the oil-rich Persian Gulf region: China has grown as a major market for oil, and Arab states have begun turning to it […]
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 22, 2006
From The Aljazeera.Net: King Abdullah has begun the first ever state visit to China by a Saudi leader, expected to focus on boosting co-operation to fuel China’s soaring energy needs. The visit marks the first part of an Asian tour that will take him on to India, Malaysia and Pakistan. During his three-day stay in […]
by Sophie Beach | Aug 23, 2005
From AP, via Salon: China’s growing thirst for oil will place a greater strain on the world’s top supplier, Saudi Arabia, at the very time doubts are being raised about the kingdom’s ability to substantially increase production. Should output falter in Saudi Arabia and other Middle East nations, some analysts warn of growing tension — […]
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