Akhbar Al-Adab

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Akhbar Al Adab
Yehia Dessouki News Akhbar Al Adab 20100226.jpg
February 2010 issue
Editor-in-chief Magdi Afifi
Categories Literary magazine
Frequency Weekly
Publisher Akhbar Al Yawm
Year founded 1993; 21 years ago (1993)
Country Egypt
Language Arabic

Akhbar Al Adab (Arabic: أخبار الأدب‎; Cultural News in English)[1] is an Arabic weekly literary magazine which is published by state-run Akhbar Al Yawm publishing house.

History and profile[edit]

The founder of the magazine is Egyptian novelist and editor-in-chief Gamal Al-Ghitani.[2] The magazine was established in 1993 as a platform for Egyptian and Arab literary production.[3] Since then it has been publishing by Akhbar Al Yawm publishing house on Sundays.[4][5][6]

In 2011, Abla al-Roweiny was appointed editor of the weekly.[3] As of August 2013 editor-in-chief was Magdi Afifi.[4] Ezzat el Kamhawi is among the paper's senior editors.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Egyptian Figures". SIS. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gamal el-Ghitani". Egypt State Information Service. Retrieved 26 September 2006. 
  3. ^ a b Lina Attalah (2 June 2011). "A new Akhbar al Adab". Egypt Independent. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Nadia Ahmed (1 August 2013). "Akhbar al Adab". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Akhbar Al Adab IA Media Service. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  6. ^ Andrew Hammond (2005). Pop Culture Arab World!: Media, Arts, and Lifestyle. ABC-CLIO. p. 105. ISBN 978-1-85109-449-3. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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