News and updates about Asia

Former security industry employees illegally sold missiles to an Asian country

Police, Shabak, uncover illegal sale of weapons - by former security industry employees.

Suspicion: Israelis illegally sold missiles to Asian countryplayer

ANALYSIS: ISIS is back

Islamic State is working hard to establish a new Caliphate in Asia by planting new sleeper cells and invigorating existing ones.

ANALYSIS: ISIS is back

Trump: North Korea is a 'big problem'

Trump arrives in Japan as he begins trip to Asia to be dominated by tensions with North Korea.

Trump: North Korea is a 'big problem'

Israeli company wins $110 million contract with Asian country

Asia-Pacific country awards Elbit Systems contract of $110 Million to upgrade M-17 helicopters.

Israeli company wins $110 million contract with Asian countryplayer

Pro-Israel Asians support survivors & lost tribes

Shalom Israel Asia Pacific held its annual event for the benefit of Holocaust survivors and members of Bnei Menashe. We spoke with founder.

Pro-Israel Asian organization supports survivors and lost tribesplayer

Israel Joins Asian Bank, Over US Objections

Israeli application to new Chinese bank shows its recognition of Asia's growing role in global economy - at U.S. expense?

Israel Joins Asian Bank, Over US Objections

Israel's Newest Ally in Asia - Taiwan

Taiwan follows Japan's footsteps to choose Israel as its first partner in key R&D agreement, as Israel solidifies Asia coalition.

Israel's Newest Ally in Asia - Taiwan

New Chinese Multinational Bank Restructures Asia?

China gets 50 countries - including top Western states - on board in new development bank, with US and Japan firmly opposing.

Will New Chinese Multinational Bank Restructure Asia?

Israel's Gift to Asia: Water and Cybersecurity

As Israel increasingly looks eastward, 2 delegations with China, South Korea signify how European trade becoming increasingly passé.

Israel's Gift to Asia: Water and Cybersecurity

Rivlin Tells Ambassadors 'Israel Turning to East'

Rivlin hosts 20 ambassadors to Asian nations, stresses 'connection with Asia more important than ever to Israel.'

Rivlin Tells Ambassadors 'Israel is Turning to the East'

How Israel, Japan Became Key Allies Under a Year

Abe's visit caps off a dizzying growth in bilateral ties, and heralds 'a new era' - what has been accomplished and what is on the docket?

How Have Israel and Japan Become Key Allies in Less Than a Year?

Japanese PM to Make Historical Israel Visit

Sealing the deal as Israel-Japan alliance takes shape, Abe will bring 30 companies to expand bilateral ties and counter-terror cooperation.

Japanese PM to Make Historical Israel Visit Solidifying Ties

Landmark Israel-Japan Alliance Plan Passes

Comprehensive plan involving many ministries to solidify Israeli ties with Japan, as PM unveils alliance policy with Japan-China-India.

Israel Passes Japan Alliance Plan, Asian Coalition Takes Shape

Israel's Elbit Lands $85M Asian Defense Contract

Unnamed Asian country - likely China or South Korea - signs deal with Elbit to upgrade F-5 fighter jets as Israel's Asia ties deepen.

Israel's Elbit Lands $85 Million Asian Defense Contract

Vietnamese Minister Visit Hails Eastward Shift

First state visit by top Vietnamese official to Israel and first joint economic committee since ties established 20 years ago.

Landmark Visit by Vietnamese Minister Hails Eastward Shift

Protests Against Israel Erupt Worldwide

Demonstrations throughout Asia feature pro-Palestinian slogans and anti-Semitic imagery.

Protests Against Israel's Self-Defense Operation Worldwide

UAE Road Crash Leaves 22 Asian Workers Dead

A concrete truck on Monday slammed into a bus transporting Asian workers near the city of Al-Ain in the United Arab Emirates, killing 22.

UAE Road Crash Leaves 22 Asian Workers Dead

West May Be Killing Asians with Fast Food

Western fast food may be a new unintended enemy of Asians, who are suffering more from diabetes and heart diseases.

West May Be Killing Asians with Fast Food

Asian Investor Snaps Up Bonds

The government on Tuesday said that it had sold $400 million worth of bonds to one of the largest sovereign funds in Asia.

Large Asian Investor Snaps Up $400 Million in Govt. Bonds

Chinese Weapons Rattle Americans

China's peaceful rise is looking increasingly menacing to the Americans As Gates visits, Chinese media say that the U.S. is losing its superirity.

Gates Visits a China Growing in Military Power

Iran Wants Asia to Unite

Iranian leaders, including President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, reiterate their calls for a union of Asian countries.

Iran Wants Asia to Unite