Almadina (newspaper)

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This article is about Israeli Arab weekly. For Saudi daily newspaper published in Jeddah, see Al Madina (newspaper).
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Type Weekly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Rana Asali
Founder(s) Rana Asali
Founded 2004
Language Arabic
Headquarters Haifa, Israel
Circulation 27,000

Almadina (Arabic: المدينة‎) is an Israeli-Arabic local newspaper, printed weekly in tabloid format, published and distributed for free in Israel in two editions:

  • The northern edition, published in Haifa, distributed in the north of Israel in 15,000 copies since 2004. Its editor-in-chief is Firas Khatib.[1] Until 2006, the newspaper's Editor-in-Chief was Ala Hlehel, Arab-Israeli writer, two-times winner of the[2] Al Qattan Foundation Literature Awards.
  • The central edition, published in Tel Aviv Jaffa, with 12,000 copies distributed throughout central Israel since 2006. Its Editor-in-Chief is Ghaleb Kiwan, who is also the news reporter for Arabic-language broadcast on the Israeli cable provider HOT[3]

Sections in Almadina include news, local news, in depth stories, health, sports, entertainment, openion, arts and culture.


  1. ^ Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. University of Oxford
  2. ^ BANIPAL 2006- Contributors
  3. ^ Arab-Israelis and War. Kishkushim

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