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#Turkey, #Qatar pacts expected from Erdogan visit, no plan to seek Doha assistance | Reuters

Turkey, Qatar pacts expected from Erdogan visit, no plan to seek Doha assistance | Reuters Doha and Ankara are set to sign dozens of agreements during Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Qatar on Monday but Turkey had no plans to ask for financial assistance, the two countries' foreign ministers said.At a news briefing on Monday with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, Qatar's Foreign Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said the Gulf state was looking at opportunities emergi...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, Islam, Erdogan, Doha, Gulf, Ankara, Reuters, Tayyip Erdogan, Mohammed bin Salman, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Turkey Qatar, Reuters Doha


ADQ teams up with Turkish investment entities to boost priority sectors

ADQ teams up with Turkish investment entities to boost priority sectorsAbu Dhabi’s holding company ADQ signed agreements with various Turkish investment entities to boost the development of priority sectors in the UAE and Turkey ranging from technology to healthcare, following talks between the two countries.ADQ signed partnership pacts with the Turkey Wealth Fund, Turkey Investment Office and CCN Holding, the Abu Dhabi Government Media Office (ADGMO) said.The agreements were signed during the v...
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Uae, Armed Forces, Ankara, CCN, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Dhabi, ADQ, Mohamed bin Zayed Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Turkey Wealth Fund Turkey Investment Office, Abu Dhabi Government Media Office ADGMO, ADGMO, Turkey Investment Office, CCN Holding


#Saudi bourse sees biggest weekly loss in over a year | Reuters

Saudi bourse sees biggest weekly loss in over a year | Reuters Saudi Arabia's stock market gave up early gains to end lower on Thursday, registering its fourth weekly loss in five and its biggest since October 2020, while other Gulf bourses traded mixed.Losses on the Saudi index followed tensions with Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who claimed responsibility on Nov. 20 for drone attacks in several parts of the kingdom, including at Saudi Aramco facilities in Jeddah. read moreOn Wednesday th...
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Iran, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Yemen, Mohammed, Jeddah, Gulf, Ankara, Reuters, Saudi Aramco, Tayyip Erdogan, Sanaa


Major Gulf bourses rise in early trade | Reuters

Major Gulf bourses rise in early trade | ReutersMajor stock markets in the Gulf rose in early trade on Thursday, with the Saudi index on track to extend gains for a second session.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) advanced 0.7%, with Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) rising 1.6% and oil giant Saudi Aramco (2222.SE) up 0.6%.The index on Tuesday ended three sessions of declines triggered by tensions with Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who claimed responsibility on Nov. 20 for drone attacks in several pa...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Yemen, Mohammed, Jeddah, Ankara, Reuters, Saudi Aramco, Tayyip Erdogan, Sanaa, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


#UAE Sets Up $10 Billion Fund to Support #Turkey as Ties Warm - Bloomberg

UAE Sets Up $10 Billion Fund to Support Turkey as Ties Warm - Bloomberg The United Arab Emirates outlined plans to launch a $10 billion fund to support investments in Turkey as the countries signed a string of accords Wednesday during one of the highest-level visits in years between the old Middle East foes.The fund will focus on strategic sectors such as energy, food and healthcare, the UAE’s state-run WAM news agency reported. The UAE, a small but influential Persian Gulf oil-and-business po...
Tags: Travel, Wam, Turkey, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Istanbul, Uae, Ankara, Persian Gulf, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Support Turkey


Turkish cenbank governor in talks with #UAE over potential swap deal -sources | Reuters

Turkish cenbank governor in talks with UAE over potential swap deal -sources | ReutersTurkish Central Bank Governor Sahap Kavcioglu was meeting United Arab Emirates officials at the Turkish presidency for preliminary talks regarding a potential swap agreement, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday.Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the UAE's de facto ruler, was in Ankara for talks with President Tayyip Erdogan, in the first such visit in years as the regional rivals work...
Tags: Travel, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Ankara, Reuters, Tayyip Erdogan, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, Şahap Kavcıoğlu, Kavcioglu, ReutersTurkish Central Bank


#UAE, #Turkey to Sign Financial Cooperation Deals as Ties Warm - Bloomberg

UAE, Turkey to Sign Financial Cooperation Deals as Ties Warm - BloombergTurkey and the United Arab Emirates will sign cooperation pacts for their wealth funds and stock exchanges during one of the highest-level visits in years between the old Middle East foes. UAE de facto ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan was received in Ankara by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who is facing turmoil in currency markets and fading popularity ahead of 2023 elections.Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund ADQ ...
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Abu Dhabi, Ankara, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, UAE Turkey


#Qatar, #Turkey Energy Officials to Visit #UAE as Relations Improve - Bloomberg

Qatar, Turkey Energy Officials to Visit UAE as Relations Improve - Bloomberg Energy officials from Qatar and Turkey are scheduled to attend an event in Dubai amid signs of improving relations with the United Arab Emirates.Qatar’s Energy Minister, Saad Al-Kaabi, will attend the Gastech conference at the Dubai World Trade Centre later this month, according to the company organizing the event. His visit will be the first by a high-level Qatari official to the UAE since relations were repaired, sa...
Tags: Travel, Energy, Qatar, Bloomberg, Turkey, Syria, Dubai, Libya, Doha, Uae, Ankara, United Arab Emirates Qatar, Dubai World Trade Centre, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Saad al Kaabi, Bloomberg Energy


'Black market' emerges to dodge unofficial Turkish- #Saudi trade blockade: sources | Reuters

'Black market' emerges to dodge unofficial Turkish-Saudi trade blockade: sources | ReutersSome Turkish exporters are rerouting food, clothing and other goods to circumvent a months-long unofficial blockade by Saudi Arabia that has sent trade to record lows, exporters and traders said.Production in nearby countries allows exporters to obtain customs documents and to ditch “Made in Turkey” product tags, allowing goods to enter the kingdom, exporters, traders and a diplomat told Reuters.Riyadh has ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Saudi Arabia, China, Turkey, Ankara, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Reuters Riyadh, Turkish Exports Assembly


#Saudi imports from #Turkey tumble in December after informal boycott | Reuters

Saudi imports from Turkey tumble in December after informal boycott | Reuters The value of Saudi Arabia’s imports from Turkey in December dropped to their lowest level in at least a year, Saudi official data showed on Wednesday, on the back of an informal boycott by Saudi businessmen and retailers of Turkish products.Political tensions spilled over into trade between the two regional powers last year after the kingdom’s biggest supermarket chains said they backed a boycott of Turkish imports tha...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Istanbul, Ankara, Reuters, Riyadh, General Authority, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Jamal Khashoggi


Turkey Oil Firm Weighs Partners for $3.2 Billion Gas Project - Bloomberg

Turkey Oil Firm Weighs Partners for $3.2 Billion Gas Project - Bloomberg Turkey’s state-owned oil and gas company is considering partnerships and plans to raise funding this year to carry out work on the biggest natural gas discovery in the Black Sea, according to people with knowledge of the matter.Turkish Petroleum Corp. has made preliminary contact with several international oil firms, including some of the majors, to jointly produce gas from the offshore field, said the people, who asked not...
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Black Sea, Ankara, Energy Ministry, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, TPAO, Billion Gas Project Bloomberg, Billion Gas Project Bloomberg Turkey, Turkish Petroleum Corp, Turkish Petroleum


Gulf States Reach Out to Erdogan in Wary Move to Ease Tensions - Bloomberg

Gulf States Reach Out to Erdogan in Wary Move to Ease Tensions - Bloomberg The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are holding out the possibility of better ties with Turkey that could benefit trade and security in a volatile region, according to people familiar with the strategy.The moves are tentative given the backdrop of longstanding tensions and jostling for influence. They are also likely to fall afoul of the Gulf duo’s insistence that Turkey rein in support for the Muslim Brotherhood, t...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bloomberg, Turkey, Joe Biden, United Arab Emirates, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Muslim Brotherhood, Uae, Gulf, Ankara, Washington Saudi Arabia, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, European Union And Turkey


#Qatar Inks Deal for Minority Stake in Turkish Stock Exchange - Bloomberg

Qatar Inks Deal for Minority Stake in Turkish Stock Exchange - Bloomberg Qatar announced on Thursday a series of high-profile investments in Turkey, its biggest ally in a years-long rift with Gulf heavyweights Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, including the purchase of a stake in the country’s main bourse.Doha-based sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority signed a memorandum of understanding with its Turkish counterpart known as TWF to purchase a 10% stake in Borsa Istanbul AS....
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Qatar Investment Authority, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Istanbul, Doha, Gulf, Ankara, Hamad al Thani, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Bloomberg Qatar, Turkish Stock Exchange Bloomberg


#UAE vs #Turkey: the regional rivalries pitting MBZ against Erdogan | Financial Times

UAE vs Turkey: the regional rivalries pitting MBZ against Erdogan | Financial Times When Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader, shook up the Middle East by agreeing to normalise relations with Israel, just two states in the region cried foul.  Iran was predictably first up. Regime hardliners in the theocracy often call for the destruction of the Jewish state and deride the UAE as an American stooge. But arguably the harshest reaction came from Turkey, despite i...
Tags: Travel, Israel, US, Turkey, Iran, Nato, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Abu Dhabi, Tehran, Uae, Gulf, Ankara


#Saudi retail chains join growing informal boycott of Turkish products | Reuters

Saudi retail chains join growing informal boycott of Turkish products | Reuters:  Saudi Arabia’s biggest supermarket chains this week joined a growing boycott of Turkish imports proposed by business leaders and Saudis on social media, as political tensions spilled into trade between the two regional powers.  Turkey and Saudi Arabia have been at loggerheads since the 2011 “Arab Spring” over Ankara’s support for Islamist political groups. The 2018 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the...
Tags: Travel, Twitter, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Istanbul, Ankara, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Jamal Khashoggi, Danube Supermarkets Tamimi Markets, Panda Retail Company, Othaim Markets


#Saudi business leader calls for boycott of goods from 'hostile' Turkey | Reuters

Saudi business leader calls for boycott of goods from 'hostile' Turkey | Reuters:The head of Saudi Arabia’s Chambers of Commerce has called for a boycott of Turkish products amid reports from merchants that animosity between Ankara and Riyadh is hindering the flow of goods between the two regional powers.Saudi Arabia and Turkey have been at odds for some years over foreign policy and attitudes towards political Islamist groups. The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi’s Istanbul c...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Istanbul, Ankara, Reuters, Riyadh, Chambers of Commerce, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Jamal Khashoggi, Ajlan al Ajlan


Turkish Exporters See Political Strife With Saudis Hitting Trade - Bloomberg

Turkish Exporters See Political Strife With Saudis Hitting Trade - Bloomberg:Saudi Arabia is hindering the entry of goods from Turkey, Turkish companies say, suggesting that political tensions between the regional powers are increasingly spilling over into trade.The claims prompted a Turkish official familiar with the issue to warn on Thursday that Ankara doesn’t rule out an appeal to the World Trade Organization; while the world’s largest container line has warned clients about likely disruptio...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Bloomberg, Turkey, Iran, Syria, World Trade Organization, Ankara, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Kemal Gul, Gulsan Transport


Best Way To Get A Taxi In Istanbul, Turkey

  Finding a taxi in Istanbul, Turkey, isn’t difficult but just hailing any cab off the street is a risky move if you don’t want to get ripped off. Istanbul taxi drivers don’t have the best reputation and since Uber is virtually non-existent in the city, here’s how to make sure you get where you need to go without overpaying. Use The Right App For The City Free for Android and iOS, BiTaksi works similar to ride sharing apps you may be familiar with but is exclusive to registered taxis. You...
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#Qatar offers #Turkey relief by tripling FX swap line to $15 billion - Reuters

Qatar offers Turkey relief by tripling FX swap line to $15 billion - Reuters:Turkey secured a tripling of its currency-swap agreement with Qatar to $15 billion, the central bank said on Wednesday, providing some much-needed foreign funding to reinforce its depleted reserves and help steady the Turkish lira.Ankara had been urgently seeking access to funds from Doha and elsewhere to head off a potential currency spiral, and analysts say tens of billions of dollars might be needed. A senior Turkish...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Turkey, Doha, Ankara, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Great Value Family Travel: Destination Turkey

A long Mediterranean coastline, towns, and villages lined up with resorts, and fascinating seaside cities – Turkey, offers you an enchanting experience and ambiance if you are someone planning a family vacation to Turkey. But, what places should you visit as part of your Turkey itinerary? Well, most of the travel plan is limited to the areas such as Istanbul, which was the capital was once a powerful capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. We thought we would share information about the be...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Turkey, Istanbul, Cleopatra, Anthony, Mediterranean, Ankara, Greco Roman, Antalya, MARMARIS, Pamphylia, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations Alanya This, Damlatas Cave Dim Cay River, Turquoise Coast Legends, Turkey Limak Hotels


Lull in U.S.-Turkey Spats Seen as a ‘Window’ for Istanbul Stocks - Bloomberg

Lull in U.S.-Turkey Spats Seen as a ‘Window’ for Istanbul Stocks - Bloomberg:The sometimes strained relationship between Ankara and Washington may be enjoying a period of calm, giving Istanbul stocks “a window of opportunity” to gain in 2020, said one of Turkey’s best-performing equity fund managers.A steady stream of negative headlines testing the alliance has stopped since Iran-U.S. tensions threatened to escalate into conflict. It seems that the crisis has been good in reducing relative risks...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Bloomberg, Turkey, Iran, Donald Trump, Istanbul, Ankara, Tayyip Erdogan, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Haydar Acun, Marmara Capital


Sauna Culture in Europe Over the Holidays

I’ve become quite taken with saunas recently — primarily dry, wood paneled saunas, but I’m not unhappy with steam rooms. I find myself more relaxed after a deep sweat; I also think it helps me sleep better. Taking a cold plunges after a hot sauna is especially effective at lifting my energy level in the hours following. Cold showers can serve a similar purpose. A friend once advised to “breathe” in the cold plunge if you feel like the cold is overwhelming. When the cold starts to feel too much,...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Germany, Sales, Munich, Morocco, Switzerland, Finland, Tripadvisor, Istanbul, Zurich, Ankara, Blue Mosque, Bob Wright, Munich Zurich Istanbul


Israel, Greece and Cyprus set to seal €6bn gas pipeline deal | Financial Times

Israel, Greece and Cyprus set to seal €6bn gas pipeline deal | Financial Times: Israel, Greece and Cyprus are set to sign a trilateral agreement that will lay the groundwork for a planned gas pipeline connecting Israel’s offshore fields with Europe but which risks raising tensions with Turkey over what Ankara sees as its exclusion from the Mediterranean region’s hydrocarbon boom.The €6bn EastMed pipeline project, which will link Cyprus and Israel’s offshore gas reserves to mainland Greece and It...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Israel, Cyprus, Turkey, Italy, Athens, Financial Times, Mediterranean, Ankara, Nicos Anastasiades, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, BENJAMIN NETANYAHU Israel, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Israel Greece


Tag 6 Konya

Heute war schneres Wetter ich hatte gut geschlafen und das Frhstck war eine halbe Stunde spter als in Ankara. Also beste Voraussetzungen um Konya in der anderen Richtung zu besichtigen und zwar das Mevlana Museum. Auch dieses konnte ich gut zu Fu
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Tag 4 Ankara

Gestern habe ich wieder im Hotel gefrhstckt. Dabei war die Auswahl wohl etwas trkischer als im Hotel in Istanbul. Ich habe u.a. Schafskse und Oliven und Konfitre immerhin aus dem Pckchen gegessen. Dann bin ich mit der UBahn zum Atatrk Mauso
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Tag 5 Fahrt von Ankara nach Konya

Heute bin ich nach dem Frhstck mit der UBahn zum Bahnhof und mit dem Schnellzug nach Konya gefahren. Diese Strecke ist fast vollstndig fr Hochgeschwindigkeiten ausgebaut. In Konya habe ich mir dann ein Taxi zum Hotel genommen und mein Zimmer bezog
Tags: Travel, Zimmer, Ankara, Fahrt, Konya, Heute bin ich nach dem Frhstck


Tag 3 Fahrt von Istanbul nach Ankara

Gestern bin ich etwas frher aufgestanden als vorgestern was schlielich doch eine gute Idee war. Ich habe auch krzer gefrhstckt als am Vortag da ich nicht wusste wie lange ich zu meinem Bahnhof brauche. Ich bin nach dem Auschecken wieder zu m
Tags: Travel, Istanbul, Ankara


201911 Kusadasi Turkey

2019 11 Turkey 11102019 TurkeyThu do cua Turkey la Ankara ma thanh pho lon nhat la Istanbul. 99.8 dan theo dao hoi.Lon gap 2 Vietnam nhung dan so it hon la 82M.Thoi t
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#Qatar, Turkey to scale up cooperation: Qatar foreign ministry - Reuters

Qatar, Turkey to scale up cooperation: Qatar foreign ministry - Reuters:Regional allies Qatar and Turkey plan to scale up their cooperation into a “comprehensive strategic partnership”, Qatar’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as Doha deals with a prolonged boycott by fellow Gulf Arab states.The decision was taken at a ministerial meeting of the Qatari-Turkish Higher Strategic Committee held in Doha on Monday, the ministry tweeted.Ankara threw its support behind Doha after Saudi Arabia, the Uni...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Turkey, Egypt, Doha, Ankara, Reuters, Gulf Arab, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Qatar Turkey, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Qatari Turkish Higher Strategic Committee


Crude Surrenders Gains as Trade Talks Loom, Demand Woes Deepen - Bloomberg

Crude Surrenders Gains as Trade Talks Loom, Demand Woes Deepen - Bloomberg:Oil surrendered the biggest gains in more than two weeks amid conflicting signals about economic growth, energy demand and geopolitical stability.Futures settled little changed in New York on Monday. At one point during the session, crude climbed $1.25 a barrel, presenting explorers with an opportunity to lock in prices for future output through hedges.Just days ahead of highly-anticipated trade talks between the world’s ...
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