This week on Marketplace Middle East

MME looks at the ripple effect of the Syrian crisis on Turkey.

Story highlights

  • Topping the agenda of the UN General Assembly session is the ongoing situation in Syria
  • Turkish minister Mehmet Simsek sits down with MME to talk about the effect of the crisis on Turkey
  • MME looks at tech giant Apple bringing hi-tech horizons into the UAE classrooms

FACETIME: Mehmet Simsek, Turkish finance minister

As world leaders gather in New York for the UN General Assembly this week, topping the agenda is the ongoing situation in Syria. One country that is looking especially closely at the situation across their border is Turkey. This week Marketplace Middle East talks to the country's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek about the ripple effect of the Syrian crisis on Turkish economy.

IN FOCUS: iPath to education

From business to travel, education to health, mobile technology is fundamentally changing the world in which we live in. This week MME takes a look at how tech giant Apple is bringing hi-tech horizons into the classrooms of the UAE.