UN special envoy announces temporary pause of intra-Syrian talks

2016-02-04 09:37:18

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura announced Wednesday evening in a Geneva hotel the temporary pause of intra-Syrian talks, saying the talks is to be resumed on Feb 25.

Pakistan sets up 10,000-man force to protect Chinese interests

2016-02-03 20:54:24

Islamabad is to set up a special force of around 10,000 designated troops to protect Chinese people and enterprises along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a visiting senior Pakistan diplomat told China Daily on Wednesday.

Dubai sets up strategic partnerships to lure more Chinese visitors

2016-02-02 16:42:35

Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) said Tuesday it has formed a strategic partnerships with UnionPay International and online travel platform Tuniu in Shanghai.

China strongly supports Palestinian people, peace process: Mideast envoy

2016-02-01 00:41:55

China's Special Envoy on Middle East affairs Gong Xiaosheng said Sunday that Beijing firmly supports the Palestinian people and the Middle East peace process.

Israel's PM blasts French initiative on int'l peace meeting

2016-01-31 20:55:15

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected on Sunday an ultimatum set by France to recognize a Palestinian state if Paris' efforts to hold an international peace conference would fail.

Twin bombings rock Shiite district in Syria capital, 12 killed

2016-01-31 19:12:36

At least 12 people were killed and 40 others wounded when two explosions rocked a Shiite district protected by members of the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah group south of the capital Damascus on Sunday.

Press to publish more Chinese books in Arabic

2016-01-28 17:35:01

China's leading foreign language press is making more efforts to promote cultural exchanges between China and Arab world using of both traditional media and new media as the Chinese government carries out its Belt and Road Initiative.

UN calls for nearly $300 million to help Syrian refugees in Iraq

2016-01-27 09:41:16

The United Nations, humanitarian and development agencies in Iraq on Tuesday appealed for 298 million US dollars to back ongoing assistance for nearly 250,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq.

President Xi's Proposals Bring Hope of Peace to Middle East

2016-01-24 20:00:55

President Xi Jinping 's visit to the Middle East at the beginning of this year is receiving the global attention. A few days ago, he delivered an important speech named "Jointly Striving for a Better Future for China-Arab Relationship" at the Arab League headquarters, emphasizing that China and Arab treat each other with sincerity and the trust between these two nations waas unbreakable. China and Arab needed jointly carry out the Belt and Road Initiative and establish concept of peace, innovation, guide, governance and integration with an aim to promote more intersection between each other in the course of national rejuvenation.

China, Iran address thirst for growth

2016-01-24 19:44:17

Observers express high hopes for China's role in helping Iran reinvigorate its economy, which has been weakened by international sanctions.

Afghan foreign minister to visit China

2016-01-20 19:55:12

Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani will visit China from Jan 25 to Jan 28, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei announced on Wednesday.

IS confirms executioner Jihadi John killed in Syria

2016-01-20 10:46:40

The Islamic State (IS) group confirmed Tuesday the killing of its notorious executioner, known as Jihadi John, in a drone strike in northern Syria last year.