List of newspapers in Syria
Newspapers were first published in Syria during the Ottoman era. The first newspaper published in the country was Hadiqat al-Akhbar, published in 1857 by Khalil Al Khuri. The number of the newspapers increased when the country was under French mandate.
The below is a list of newspapers in Syria.
National political newspapers
Political parties' newspapers
- Al-Ba'ath, daily, official newspaper of the Ba'ath Party
- An Nour, weekly, official newspaper of the Syrian Communist Party, Yusef al-Faysal faction
- Sawt ash-Shaab, weekly, official newspaper of the Syrian Communist Party, Khaled Bakdash faction
- Al-Wahdawi, weekly, official newspaper of the Socialist Unionists Party
- Qassioun (Damascus)
- Baladna (Damascus)
- Al-Jamahir (Aleppo), daily
- Al-Ouruba (Homs), daily
- Al-Wehda (Lattakia), daily
- Al-Jabal (Sweida), weekly
- Al-Fidaa (Hamah), daily
- Al-Furat (Deir ez-Zor), daily
Restricted circulation newspapers
- Al-Ghad, student half-monthly, published by the National Union of Syrian Students
- Al-Maseera, published by the Revolution Youth Union
- Ad Domari, satirical weekly, lasted for 104 issues only, as it was closed by the authorities in July 2003.
- Al Alam, independent daily (1946–1950), issued by Al-Alam publishing house, which was owned by Izzat Husrieh
- Al Qabas (Damascus), owned by Najeeb Al Rayes
- Nidal ash-Shaab, issued irregularly, the official newspaper of the Syrian Communist Party until 2001; the public sale of the newspaper was prohibited by the Syrian government, and it was delivered to party members only
- Syria Times, English-language official daily
- David Commins; David W. Lesch (5 December 2013). Historical Dictionary of Syria. Scarecrow Press. p. 252. ISBN 978-0-8108-7966-9. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
- Donald J. Cioeta (May 1979). "Ottoman Censorship in Lebanon and Syria, 1876-1908". International Journal of Middle East Studies 10 (2): 167–186. doi:10.1017/s0020743800034759. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
- "Problems of the Arab press". Al Bab. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
- Neil MacFarquhar (2 April 2013), "Syrian Newspapers Emerge to Fill Out War Reporting", New York Times