|Founded||3 March 2008|
|Ceased publication||January 2013|
Al Watan Daily was a daily English-language newspaper published in Kuwait.
History and profile
The first issue of Al-Watan Daily was published on 3 March 2008. The paper was established and was printed by the Dar Al-Watan publishing house, which also publishes the Arabic language daily newspaper Al Watan. In 2006 Dar Al Watan had published the English language daily "The Daily Star – Kuwait edition" in cooperation with The Daily Star.
On 8 November 2009 Al-Watan Daily launched its Journalism and Media Club (JAM), which was aimed at introducing youth to the process of coordinating and publishing a newspaper. 16 students from local Kuwaiti schools were selected to participate in the initial five-week program, which concluded with the publication of the first JAM issue on 13 December 2009.
In January 2013 Al-Watan Daily announced that it "will temporary be off the market for approx. three months due to business development and restructuring".
- "Al Watan Daily". Issuu. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
- "Al-Watan Daily English has started". Chillnite. 3 March 2008. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
- Media landscape Menassat, Al Watan Web Archive
- Students JAM with Al Watan Daily Archived 18 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
- AlWatanDaily at Twitter: Beginning tomorrow, Al Watan Daily will temporary be off the market for approx. three months due to business development and restructuring. 16 January 2013