Saeed Abdulrazek
Business A ferry crosses the Bosphorus on a cloudy morning a day after heavy rains in Istanbul, Türkiye, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. (AP)

Saudi-Turkish Trade Summit Set for Istanbul in October

The Türkiye Exporters Assembly, in coordination with the Turkish Ministry of Commerce, is organizing a Saudi-Turkish trade summit scheduled to take place on…

Saeed Abdulrazek (Ankara)
Arab World Egypt President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in India (Egyptian Presidency)

Erdogan: Restoring Relations with Egypt Will Positively Reflect on Regional Issues

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that improving relations with Egypt to a better level will lead to positive results on many regional issues,…

Saeed Abdulrazek (Ankara)
Arab World The Russian and Turkish presidents during a press conference in Sochi on Monday (Turkish Presidency - AFP)

Ankara-Damascus Normalization Path Sees No Progress

Statements made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after the summit that brought him together with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi on…

Saeed Abdulrazek (Ankara)
Arab World Turkis-backed fighters are positioned on the Mahsali and Arab Hasan frontline on the outskirts of Manbij in northeastern Syria as they fight with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), on September 4, 2023. (Photo by Rami al SAYED / AFP)

Russia, Iran Seek to Advance Türkiye-Syria Normalization Negotiations

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal al-Mikdad reaffirmed that the Turkish occupation in northeastern Syria will end, and the Turkish withdrawal is the only way to…

Saeed Abdulrazek (Ankara)
World Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan during his visit to Moscow on Thursday. (AP)

Fidan to Iran on Sunday to Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan visits Iran on Sunday at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Turkish Foreign Ministry…

Saeed Abdulrazek (Ankara)
Business Turkish Minister of Finance Mehmet Simsek speaks on Thursday during the general assembly of the Banks Association of Türkiye. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Finance Minister Expects 4.5% Growth in Türkiye This Year

Turkish Minister of Finance Mehmet Simsek has said that Ankara expects the nation's economy to grow by around 4.5% in 2023. “In 2023, we are forecasting a…

Saeed Abdulrazek (Ankara)
Business The meeting of the Coordination Council for the Improvement of Investment Environment in Türkiye was chaired by Cevdet Yilmaz in Ankara on Tuesday. (Turkish presidency) 

Moody’s Lifts Türkiye’s Banking Sector from ‘Negative’ to ‘Stable’

Moody’s Investor Services has improved its outlook for Türkiye’s banking sector, lifting it from negative to stable. In parallel, it warned of challenges…

Saeed Abdulrazek (Ankara)
Arab World Spraying of the Zardana camp in northwestern Syria with water amid a significant rise in temperatures on Monday (AFP)

Ankara Plans Accelerating Syrian Refugee Return Through ‘Aleppo Development’

Turkish media reports revealed that the government, under the instructions of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has established a tripartite mechanism aimed at…

Saeed Abdulrazek (Ankara)