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History and profile
Al Musawar was launched in 1925. The founder of the weekly was George Bey Zidan. Emil and Shukri Zidan are also the founders of the weekly which is published on Saturdays. The publisher is Dar Al Hilal Publishing House. On 17 December 1932 the magazine began to publish a sports supplement, Al Aptal (meaning Champions in English).
One of its longest-serving editors was journalist Fekry Abaza. He held the post between 1926 and 1961 when he was fired due to his article published on 17 August 1961. Female writer Amīnah al-Saʿīd and Hamdy Rizq are among the former editors-in-chief of Al Musawar. Makram Mohammed Ahmed served as editor-in-chief of the weekly from the mid-1980s to 2005. Abdul Qadir Shuheib was appointed editor-in-chief in July 2005. On 28 June 2014 Fatema Sayed became the editor-in-chief of the magazine.
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