Libya Al Jadida
|Publisher||Faisal Swehli and Osama Swed|
|Editor-in-chief||Mahmoud Al Misrati|
|Founded||22 August 2012|
History and profile
Libya Al Jadida was founded by Mahmoud Al Misrati as an online newspaper in Tunis where he fled during the Libyan Civil War that toppled Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. The publishers of the paper are Faisal Swehli and Osama Swed. Following the foundation of the new regime in Libya the paper was headquartered in Tripoli and was launched as a weekly on 22 August 2012. Later the paper was relaunched as daily.
In 2012, the paper had a circulation of 7,500 copies.
Libya Al Jadida is one of a few independent papers in Libya in that it does not represent and have affiliation with any political interest groups and parties.
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