Kayhan Al Arabi

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Kayhan Al Arabi
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Keyhan Institute
Founder(s)Abdul-Rahman Faramarzi and Mostafa Mesbahzadeh
EditorHossein Shariatmadari
Political alignmentPro-Constitution, Principalist, Conservative
HeadquartersIran Tehran, Iran
WebsiteOfficial Website

Kayhan Al Arabi (Arabic: كيهان العربي‎, English: Arab Cosmos or Arab world) is an Arabic language newspaper published in Iran. One of the country's oldest daily papers, run after the revolution by the office of the Supreme Leader,[citation needed] who appoints the editor-in-chief, currently Hossein Shariatmadari.

History and profile[edit]

Kayhan Al Arabi was founded in February 1943[1]. The newspaper was mainly founded for the Arab minorities in Iran (like Ahwazi Arabs, Khamseh Arabs, Marsh Arabs, Khorasan Arabs) as well as Arabs from the Arab world in Iran and Arabic speaking people who are living in Iran too.

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  1. ^ Arash Karami (15 March 2014). "Iran's Fourth Estate". Asharq Al Awsat. Retrieved 22 September 2014.