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Iran hopes Russia and China oppose US role in MidEast, Central Asia

by : SETH J. FRANTZMAN , THE JERUSALEM POST “The main goal of the United States in the Middle East and Central Asia at the moment is to create problems for strong political and economic partnerships,” an article in Iranian media noted.An…
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$400 million Chinese power project on the cards in Afghanistan

A group of Chinese investors has met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, expressing their interest to establish a coal-powered power plant in Afghanistan, a statement from the Afghan Presidential Office confirmed the possibility of setting up a…

CENTCOM Chief Says Russia, China Will Step in If US Scales Back in Middle East:

Gen. Frank McKenzie agrees with the Pentagon that China is the 'top pacing threat' facing the US military. As the Pentagon is shifting its focus to confront Russia and China, the top US commander in the Middle East is arguing that the region…
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Can China Replace US Troops In Afghanistan As Beijing Hints At ‘Deeper Involvement’ In The War-Torn Region

BY: The Eurasian Times China has blasted the US for its decision to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan, following a rise in violent attacks in the war-torn country. This raises the question of whether China would step up its involvement…
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China Offers To Host Intra-Afghan Talks

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, during phone talks with Afghan National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib, offered to hold intra-Afghan talks in China, the Chinese Foreign Ministry informs. "The Chinese side is ready to facilitate internal…
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China holds US responsible for Afghanistan schoolgirl deaths

China has blamed the US withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan for a surge in attacks, after multiple explosions at a girl’s school in Kabul on Saturday killed more than 60 people, predominantly female students. Foreign ministry spokeswoman…
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China wins bid to develop Iraq’s Mansuriya gas field

Chinese company Sinopec has won a deal to develop Iraq's Mansuriya gas field near the Iranian border, the Gulf state's Ministry of Oil announced yesterday. Last year Iraq cancelled a contract signed with an alliance led by Turkish Petroleum…

Israel to further develop Israel-China relationship: president

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Wednesday that Israel is willing to make more efforts to further develop the Israel-China relationship. Rivlin made the remarks when he received the credentials presented by the new Chinese ambassador to…
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Iran says ‘good’ progress made on nuclear talks

Iran's top negotiator at nuclear talks under way in Vienna said on Saturday that the discussions were on the right track and consultations would continue. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi told Iranian media that "good discussions" had…
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Australian government moving on from war crimes in Afghanistan to prepare war against China

Just weeks after being installed as the Liberal-National Coalition’s defence minister, Peter Dutton declared yesterday that his top priority is to assure all military personnel that the government “has their back” after an official report…