Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya

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The first edition of Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya, published in 1828, in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya (Arabic: الوقائع المصريّة‎ / ALA-LC: al-Waqā’i‘ al-Miṣriyyah; meaning "the Egyptian affairs"), was an Egyptian newspaper established in 1828 on the order of Muhammad Ali, originally called "Vekayi-i Misriye" (Ottoman Turkish: وقایع مصریه‎) and written in Ottoman Turkish in one column with an Arabic translation in a second column (Ottoman Turkish text was in the right one and Arabic text in the left one), and later in Arabic only[1] under the Arabic title.

Al-Waqa'i' was the official gazette of Egypt, and is now published as an appendix of the Official Journal.[2]

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  1. ^ Tripp (ed.), p. 2; Amin, Fortna & Frierson, p. 99; Hill, p. 172.
  2. ^ "The General Organization for Government Printing Office" (in Arabic). Retrieved 9 August 2012.