Al Rai (Kuwaiti newspaper)
|Editor-in-chief||Majed Al Ali|
|Managing editors||Ali Roz|
|Founded||16 April 2006|
Al Rai (Arabic: الرأي, meaning "The Opinion"), was published as Al Rai al Aam (Arabic: الرأي العام, meaning "Public Opinion") from 1995 to 2006, is a Kuwaiti daily newspaper. According to a 2007 survey by the Washington-based Intermedia group, Al Rai ranked one among Kuwaiti newspapers for the fifth year in a row.
History and profile
The AlRay AlAam newspaper license was rented to Jassim Al Boodai (the Alrai owner) in 1995, and it was published as Al Rai in 2006 after the new press law. Egyptian journalist Abdallah Kamal was the advisor of the paper.
In 2004, Al Rai launched a satellite TV, Al Rai TV, which merged with the newspaper to create the Al Rai Media Group. The newspaper also launched its online content as a free service. In 2008, Al Rai received the Sheikh Salem Al Ali Al Sabah's award for best designed news website.
The paper's online version was the eighth most visited website for 2010 in the Middle East and North Africa.
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