Al Yamamah (magazine)

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Al Yamamah
Al Yamamah logo
Editor-in-chief Abdullah Al Jahlan
Categories Newsmagazine
Frequency Weekly
Publisher Al Yamamah Press Establishment
Year founded 1952; 65 years ago (1952)
Company Al Yamamah Press Establishment
Country Saudi Arabia
Language Arabic
Website Al Yamamah

Al Yamamah (meaning The Dove in English)[1] is a weekly Arabic magazine published in Saudi Arabia. The editor-in-chief of the magazine is Abdullah Al Jahlan.[2][3] Al Yamamah gives the readers information about the Arab nation's issues and contemporary concerns.[4]


Al Yamamah is one of the earliest magazines published in Saudi Arabia. It was first published by a prominent Saudi Arabian journalist and historian Sheikh Hamad Al Jassir in Riyadh in 1952. It was firstly launched as a monthly publication with 42 pages.[4]

In 1963, Al Yamamah Press Establishment began to publish the magazine as weekly. It is, along with Sayidaty and The Majalla, a popular magazine in Saudi Arabia.[5] The company is also publisher of a leading newspaper, Al Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia.[4][6][7] Abdullah Al-Jahlan served as the editor-in-chief of the magazine.[8] Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Uqaili who is deputy chief of Royal Protocol formerly served at the magazine's political desk.[9]

The 1994 circulation of Al Yamamah was 35,000 copies.[10]

See also[edit]

List of magazines in Saudi Arabia


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  2. ^ "Saudi academics praise GCC summit outcome". Saudi Gazette. 22 December 2011. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Nasser Al Sarami (3 January 2012). "Where is the Journalists’ Association heading?". Al Arabiya. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c "Information". Al Yamamah Press Establishment. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Saudi Arabia - Marketing and Sales Strategy". The Saudi Network. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Assets" (PDF). Dynagraph. 27 March 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  7. ^ Anthony Shoult (1 May 2006). Doing Business with Saudi Arabia. GMB Publishing Ltd. p. 402. ISBN 978-1-905050-67-3. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Saudi Arabia Press". Press Reference. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "Al Uqaili made deputy chief of Royal Protocol". Saudi Gazette. 20 February 2010. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  10. ^ Kuldip R. Rampal (1994). "Saudi Arabia". In Yahya R. Kamalipour; Hamid Mowlana. Mass Media in the Middle East: A Comprehensive Handbook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. p. 247. Retrieved 14 October 2013.  – via Questia (subscription required)

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