New Chinese Ambassador: Double Israel Trade within DecadeRivlin welcomes newly appointed ambassadors from China, New Zealand and Burkina Faso, strengthening international ties.
US and China Gear Up for Space CombatUS commander warns China is building capabilities for crippling satellite warfare, details US weapons bringing fight past the stratosphere.
China Warns: US is Wrong, North Korea Has a Wide Nuclear ArsenalConcerned Chinese allies of N. Korea tells US it has 20 nukes - 40 by next year - as it continues to share technology with Iran.
Israel Joins Asian Bank, Over US ObjectionsIsraeli application to new Chinese bank shows its recognition of Asia's growing role in global economy - at U.S. expense?
Israel's Newest Ally in Asia - TaiwanTaiwan follows Japan's footsteps to choose Israel as its first partner in key R&D agreement, as Israel solidifies Asia coalition.
Neo-Nazis Attack Tourists in MongoliaMongolian President condemns attack on Chinese tourists in Khentii after photos surface on social media.
US Admiral: China 'Muscling Us Out' of Key RegionChina is creating a “great wall of sand” in the South China Sea in an attempt to take it over, an American admiral said this week.
Will New Chinese Multinational Bank Restructure Asia?China gets 50 countries - including top Western states - on board in new development bank, with US and Japan firmly opposing.
Israel's Gift to Asia: Water and CybersecurityAs Israel increasingly looks eastward, 2 delegations with China, South Korea signify how European trade becoming increasingly passé.
China Accuses US of Being a 'Kibitzer'China makes surprising use of Yiddish in criticizing US for meddling in its South China Sea territorial grabs.
Rivlin Tells Ambassadors 'Israel is Turning to the East'Rivlin hosts 20 ambassadors to Asian nations, stresses 'connection with Asia more important than ever to Israel.'
ISIS Goes East: 300 Chinese Join Jihad Via MalaysiaChinese vice-minister meets Malaysia minister to ask for cooperation confronting threat of returning Uyghur Muslim minority terrorists.
Israel Passes Japan Alliance Plan, Asian Coalition Takes ShapeComprehensive plan involving many ministries to solidify Israeli ties with Japan, as PM unveils alliance policy with Japan-China-India.
35 Killed in Shanghai Stampede on New Year's Eve35 people were killed and 43 injured during a stampede in Shanghai's Chenyi square, where thousands had gathered to usher in 2015.
China to Hold Free Trade Agreement Talks with IsraelChinese officials say talks on important trade agreement to start next year, as Israel-China alliance continues to blossom.
China Sends its 'Panda Diplomacy' to IsraelChina set to send giant pandas to Haifa Zoo in a meaningful gesture used by the Asian superpower to seal ties with allies.
Bennett Signs Chinese 'Water City' AgreementEconomy Minister in Shaoguan promotes Israeli business in Chinese market, says he misses Israel.
Bennett in China to Help Build 'City of Water'Israeli companies hold a pilot for water technology in Chinese city, as Economics Minister urges Israelis to enter Chinese market.
Iran Using Chinese Bank to Transfer Money to its Elite ForceNew intelligence report reveals Iran has been using a Chinese bank to transfer funds to companies linked with its elite Quds Force.
China to Double Investment in IranIranian minister says China to raise infrastructure project funding from $25 billion to $52 billion despite western sanctions.
Thoughts on the New Jewish Museum in WarsawWesterners often split the world between capitalism and socialism, somehow missing the fact the real difference is between freedom and oppression.
Hebrew Univ. Students Represents Israel on Chinese Game ShowLechao Tang, a 24-year-old student at Hebrew University, returned home to China to participate in the TV show "Who's Still Standing."
Israel's Elbit Lands $85 Million Asian Defense ContractUnnamed Asian country - likely China or South Korea - signs deal with Elbit to upgrade F-5 fighter jets as Israel's Asia ties deepen.
Hong Kong Demands Democracy on China's National DayProtests that have been forcibly oppressed continue, as residents oppose Beijing decision to determine who can lead local government.
PA Asks China to Press Israel to Free TerroristsPLO unity government PM meets Chinese envoy, calls for condemnation of rescue mission and pressure to free jailed terrorists.
Watch: Man Catches Baby Falling from WindowA man in south China saved a baby’s life by successfully catching him as he was falling from a second-story window.
Shifting Allies? Landmark Plan Approved Advancing China TiesMinisterial Committee headed by PM passes comprehensive plan to boost China exports, strengthen cooperation in many fields.
Chinese Vice Premier Launches Academic Bridge in JerusalemVice Premier helps unveil new Confucius Institute at Hebrew University, highlights deepening diplomatic and cultural ties.
China Urged to Allow Jews Access to Synagogue ServicesAmid Jewish revival in China, US House Majority Leader to advocate for religious freedom during state visit.
A New 'Popular Revolution' In China?Mob reportedly beats to death at least four police, after they kill a man with a hammer for photographing them abusing a woman.
Watch A Chinese Jew's Heartfelt Passover SongRam, the cantor of China's renewed ancient Jewish community of Kaifeng, sings of redemption.
Iran Behind 2013 Global Death Penalty IncreaseReport finds execution up 15% last year due to Iran's heavy-handed killing, despite general trend against execution.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea CrisisAs concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.
Authorities Baffled at Malaysian Airplane DisappearanceNo debris, fake passports, anxious relatives. Crisis deepens as investigation into disappeared flight leads nowhere.
Netanyahu Advances China Alliance in DavosIn meeting with Chinese FM at World Economic Forum, Netanyahu urges cooperation. China has held 5 joint committees in last month on Israel.
'Nuclear Bomb Necessary to Put Down Israel'Iranian cleric and lawmaker reveals that Iran 'needs' a nuclear weapon to 'wipe Israel off the map'; also reveals US 'need' for Iran deal.
Chinese Helicopters to the Rescue of Iced-In Antarctic ShipPassengers on a ship that has been stuck in Antarctic ice are being evacuated by Chinese helicopters, officials said Thursday.
Israel Seeks to Challenge US Limits on Defense Exports to ChinaSources reveal PM's office, Foreign Ministry and defense industry exporters trying to loosen restrictions on defense exports to China.
'Operation Haifa' Set to Bring Mass Chinese InvasionChinese tourists set to flood Israeli port city, as some 200,000 workers and their families take advantage of low-cost vacation packages.
Report: US Furious at Israel Equipment Transfer to ChinaTop Israeli defense official allegedly resigns over transfer approval for military equipment move to China; US fears Chinese sale to Iran.
Liberman with 'New Ally', China's Foreign MinisterStrengthening bilateral ties, including increased airline service and business growth, discussed in Chinese minister's visit.
In Jerusalem, Israel and China Seek to Strengthen TiesAt meeting with PM Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Wang Yi expresses hopes for economic collaboration, political understanding.
US Family Accuses Israeli Gov't of 'Sabotaging' Terror LawsuitLawyers push US court to reject Israeli gov't pulling of key witness in Bank of China suit, seek justice for Daniel Wultz, killed 2006.
S. Korea to Expand Its Own 'Zone' During Biden's VisitResponding to China's 'air zone,' S. Korea to expand its own 'zone' escalating standoff. US expert: 'chance of conflict highest ever.'
Biden Flies to Japan as China 'Zone' Standoff Heats UpJapanese Defense Minister and British Naval Chief of Staff vow unity on escalating standoff with China.
US-Japan Wargames Amid China 'Zone' StandoffMassive naval exercise in region of China's new 'air defense' zone, as Japanese, Chinese, US and S. Korean planes face off in airspace.
US Bombers Challenge China's 'Air-Defense Zone'Two B-52 bombers fly through China's new 'air-defense zone'; area includes sensitive disputed island chain controlled by Japan.
Ariel: Chinese Workers Could Help Solve Housing CrisisHousing Minister Uri Ariel said that Israel would once again admit large numbers of Chinese building workers - if China were willing.
China: 11 Killed in Police-Islamist ClashesIn another example of Islamist clashes with foreign police forces across the globe, Xinjiang assailants attempt to attack police station.
Israel Blocks Victim From Testifying in Bank of China SuitIn another blow to bereaved families, PM prevents key witness testimony in case claiming China assisted in suicide bombings.
Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRCIrony: Countries with questionable human rights records win seats on none other than the UN Human Rights Council.
Typhoon Reaches Vietnam; 13 Killed, 600K DisplacedFatal typhoon Heiyan reaches Vietnam Monday, after killing up to 10K in Philippines; 13 dead, 600K displaced or missing.
Chinese Family Seeks Owner of Books Hidden During HolocaustFormer Jewish refugee in Shanghai left the books with Lin Daozhi 70 years ago. Now he wants to fulfil his vow to return them.
China: 'UN Report on Syria Not Impartial'Despite a UN report indicating the Syrian regime was behind a deadly sarin gas attack China says it is not ready to accept the findings.
French and Chinese Foreign Ministers Hail Syria DealBoth countries hail Syrian agreement to hand over chemical weapons stockpile as a "significant development."
China Ammonia Leak Kills 15 in ShanghaiA deadly chemical leak at a cold storage facility in Shanghai has killed 15 and injured 26, say Chinese official reports.