|Editor-in-chief||Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi|
|Publisher||Saudi Research and Publishing Company|
|First issue||1 March 1981|
|Company||Saudi Research and Marketing Group|
|Language||Arabic and English|
Sayidaty (Arabic سيدتي Sayyidatī, meaning My Lady in English) is a weekly Arabic and a monthly English women's magazine published in both Dubai and Beirut and distributed throughout the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and America.
Sayidaty was founded by Hisham Hafiz and his brother Muhammed Hafiz in London. Later, it was founded in Riyadh in March 1981. The magazine was relocated from London to Dubai in 2005. The English edition was launched in 2007.
Hala Al Nasser, who is current editor-in-chief of Rotana Magazine, is one of the magazine's former editors. Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi has been the editor-in-chief of the magazine since 2004. As of 2010 Lebanese journalist Hadia Said was the cultural editor of the magazine.
Sayidaty is one of the magazines published by Saudi Research and Publishing Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG). SRMG also owns other magazines such as Al Jamila, The Majalla, Bassim, Urdu Magazine and Hia as well as newspapers such as Arab News, Al Eqtisadiah, Urdu News and Asharq al Awsat.
Sayidaty, the first and only Pan Arab women weekly, provides professional and quality reading, making it the most powerful advertising vehicle among women's magazine in Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf region. The magazine mostly covers a wide range of topics favoured by the modern Arab women, from beauty and fashion to social and family life.
Target readership and circulation
The circulation of the magazine at the end of the 1990s was 140,000 copies per issue. In April 2014, its online version received 39 million hits according to the reports by the editor-in-chief.
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