Akhbar el-Yom

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Akhbar El Yom
أخبار اليوم
Editor-in-chiefMohamed el-Bahnasawy
Founded1944; 74 years ago (1944)

Akhbar El Yom (Arabic: أخبار اليوم‎, News of the Day or Today's News) is an Arabic language weekly newspaper published in Egypt.

History and profile[edit]

Akhbar El Yom was founded by the Amin brothers, Mustafa Amin and Ali Amin, in November 1944.[1] The paper is released weekly on Saturdays. The newspaper is owned by the Egyptian Shura Council and considered a semi-official newspaper. It has a daily edition called Al-Akhbar, which was also established by the Amin brothers.[1]

The circulation of the paper in 2000 was 1.5 million copies.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Arthur Goldschmidt (2000). Biographical Dictionary of Modern Egypt. Lynne Rienner Publishers. p. 21. ISBN 978-1-55587-229-8. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  2. ^ Sahar Hegazi; Mona Khalifa (October 2000). "Increasing the Coverage of Reproductive Health Issues in Egyptian Press Project" (PDF). FRONTIERS/Population Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014.

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