|Founded||3 March 2008|
|Ceased publication||January 2013|
Al Watan Daily was a daily English-language newspaper published in Kuwait.
History and profile
Al Watan Daily was established and is printed by the Dar Al-Watan publishing house, which also publishes the Arabic language daily newspaper Al Watan. In 2006 Dar Al-Watan had published the English language daily "The Daily Star – Kuwait edition" in cooperation with The Daily Star. The first issue of Al-Watan Daily was launched on 3 March 2008.
On 8 November 2009 Al-Watan Daily launched its Journalism and Media Club (JAM), which was aimed at introducing youth to the process of coordinating and publishing a newspaper. 16 students from local Kuwaiti schools were selected to participate in the initial five-week program, which concluded with the publication of the first JAM issue on 13 December 2009.
In January 2013 Al-Watan Daily announced that it "will temporary be off the market for approx. three months due to business development and restructuring". The website alwatandaily.kuwait.tt redirects to the website of the Arabic newspaper Al-Watan (Kuwait).
- Media landscape Menassat, Al Watan Web Archive
- "Al Watan Daily". Issuu. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
- "Al-Watan Daily English has started". Chillnite. 3 March 2008. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
- Students JAM with Al Watan Daily[dead link]
- AlWatanDaily at Twitter: Beginning tomorrow, Al Watan Daily will temporary be off the market for approx. three months due to business development and restructuring. 16 Jan 2013
- alwatandaily.kuwait.tt at Internet Archive