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Annahar (Kuwait)
Annahar (in Arabic النهار meaning The Morning) is an Arabic newspaper headquartered in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Annahar
النهار
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Dar Annahar for Press, Publishing and Distribution Company
Editor-in-chiefImad Bukhamseen
Founded2 September 2007; 13 years ago
LanguageArabic
HeadquartersKuwait City
Circulation23,000 (2012)
WebsiteAnnahar
History and profile
Annahar was first published in Kuwait on 2 September 2007, being the ninth Arabic paper in the country.[1] The owner of the daily is the Dar Annahar for Press, Publishing and Distribution company which is an affiliated body of the Bukhamseen Holding.[2] On 2 September 2007 the daily also launched its website.[3] Imad Bukhamseen is the editor-in-chief of Annahar which covers local and international political, art, culture and economic news.[1] The daily is described as an independent political newspaper with a liberal leaning.[4] The 2012 circulation of the daily was 23,000 copies.[5]
In March 2010, the daily was fined 3.000 Kuwait dinars for publishing an article which was deemed by the authorities as offensive to the ruling family, Al Sabah.[6]
See also
List of newspapers in Kuwait
References
  1. ^ a b "First issue of Kuwaits Annahar newspaper hits the stands". KUNA. 2 September 2007. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Dar Annahar for Press, Publishing and Distribution". Bukhamseen Holding. Archived from the original on 9 January 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  3. ^ "The Launch of the Annahar Newspaper (Kuwait) Portal, Designed and Developed by IDS". IDS. 7 September 2007. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  4. ^ "An Nahar". FIKR Conferences. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Press cuttings" (PDF). Injaz. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Kuwait". Freedom House. 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
External links
Official website
Last edited on 27 April 2020, at 10:04
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