The 28-year-old spent last season on loan at the Turkish side and went on to make 36 appearances after former Gunners boss Unai Emery deemed him surplus to requirements.
Earlier this week, Aksam reported Sergen Yalcin's side are now keen to bring the Egyptian back on loan or even potentially on a permanent basis for a £6.3million (€7m) fee.
But the north London outfit have no plans to let the midfielder leave ahead of a crucial second half of the season in which they will look to challenge for the Europa League as well as finishing in the European places in the Premier League.
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