February 2010 issue
|Publisher||Akhbar Al Yawm|
History and profile
Akhbar Al Adab was established by Gamal Al-Ghitani in 1993 as a platform for Egyptian and Arab literary production. Since then it has been publishing by Akhbar Al Yawm publishing house on Sundays. The company also publishes Al Akhbar newspaper.
From its foundation in 1993 to January 2011 Gamal Al-Ghitani served as the editor-in-chief of the magazine and he was replaced by Mustafa Abdullah in the post. However, the journalists of the magazine demanded the removal of him as the editor-in-chief. In May 2011, Abla al-Roweiny was chosen by the journalists as the editor-in-chief of the weekly. In August 2013 Magdi Afifi was appointed editor-in-chief.
Editor-in-chief Tarek el-Taher and author Ahmed Naji were acquitted on 2 January 2016 on charges they had published indecent material in Naji's novel, The Use of Life, which Akhbar Al-Adab' published in August 2014.
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- Official website (Arabic)