Al-Thawra (Yemen)

Al-Thawra (Arabic: الثورة The Revolution) is a Yemeni newspaper. It was founded on 29 September 1962,[1] and celebrated its golden jubilee in 2012.[2]

TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Government of Yemen (100%)
(prior 2015)
Houthis (100%)
(as of 2015)
PublisherAl-Thawra Press & Publishing
Founded29 September 1962; 59 years ago (1962-09-29)
Political alignmentPro-Houthi
HeadquartersSana'a, Yemen

The paper was founded by the Yemen Arab Republic government entity the Saba General Organization for Press alongside Al-Jumhuryah newspaper. Al-Thawra is based in Sana'a and had a pro-government stance.[1] After the Houthi takeover in Yemen in 2015, the Houthi's captured Al-Thawra and turned it into a pro-Houthi outlet circulated only in the north of Yemen.[3]

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  1. ^ a b William A. Rugh (2004). Arab Mass Media: Newspapers, Radio, and Television in Arab Politics. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 106. ISBN 978-0-275-98212-6. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  2. ^ الثورة تحتفي بيوبيلها الذهبي Archived 2014-08-26 at the Wayback Machine (in Arabic; "Al-thawra celebrates its golden jubilee"). Al Thawra, 28 September 2012.
  3. ^ Nasser, Afrah (3 May 2017). "The Yemen War, Media, and Propaganda".