Annahar (in Arabic النهار meaning The Morning) is an Arabic newspaper headquartered in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Dar Annahar for Press, Publishing and Distribution Company
Editor-in-chiefImad Bukhamseen
Founded2 September 2007; 12 years ago (2007-09-02)
HeadquartersKuwait City
Circulation23,000 (2012)

History and profileEdit

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 alsoEdit


  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.

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