Al Yamamah (magazine)
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|Editor-in-chief||Abdullah Al Jahlan|
|Publisher||Al Yamamah Press Establishment|
|Company||Al Yamamah Press Establishment|
Al Yamamah (meaning The Dove in English) is a weekly Arabic magazine published in Saudi Arabia. The editor-in-chief of the magazine is Abdullah Al Jahlan. Al Yamamah, along with Sayidaty and The Majalla, is among popular magazines in Saudi Arabia.
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. In 1955, it became a weekly magazine with just four pages.
In 1963, Al Yamamah Press Establishment began to publish the magazine as weekly. The company is also publisher of a leading newspaper, Al Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia. Abdullah Al-Jahlan served as the editor-in-chief of the magazine. Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Uqaili who is deputy chief of Royal Protocol formerly served at the magazine's political desk.
The 1994 circulation of Al Yamamah was 35,000 copies.
Al Yamamah gives the readers information about the Arab nation's issues and contemporary concerns.
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