Forbes Releases Top 50 MENA Online Newspapers; Lebanon Fails to Make Top 10 5


Forbes Middle East has released a top 50 list of online newspapers in the MENA region based on “the newspapers’ presence online, their content and the number of followers they generate“. Here’s the entire list:

  1. Youm Al Sabea – Egypt
  2. Al Watan Newspaper – Kuwait
  3. Chorouk – Algeria
  4. El Heddaf – Algeria
  5. Al Riyadh – Saudi Arabia
  6. El Khabar – Algeria
  7. Gulf News – United Arab Emirates
  8. Al Rai Newspaper – Kuwait
  9. Ennahar – Algeria
  10. Al Ghad – Jordan
  11. Goan Sport Newspaper – Sudan
  12. Al Akhbar Newspaper – Lebanon
  13. An-Nahar Newspaper – Lebanon
  14. Quryna Newspaper – Libya
  15. Al Wasat Newspaper – Bahrain
  16. Al Dostor Newspaper – Egypt
  17. Assafir Newspaper – Lebanon
  18. Al Sahwa – Yemen
  19. Al Quds – Palestine
  20. Al Ahram Newspaper – Egypt
  21. Khaleej Times – United Arab Emirates
  22. Emarat Al Youm – United Arab Emirates
  23. Okaz – Saudi Arabia
  24. Alittihad – United Arab Emriates
  25. Asharq Al Awsat – Lebanon
  26. AlMasry AlYoum – Egypt
  27. Thawra – Syria
  28. Al Mustaqbal Newspaper – Lebanon
  29. Addustour – Jordan
  30. Al Rai – Jordan
  31. Assabah – Tunisia
  32. Al Watan – Libya
  33. Al Watan – Syria
  34. Al Watan – Saudi Arabia
  35. Al Qabas Newspaper – Lebanon
  36. Al Quds Al Arabi – Yemen
  37. 26 September – Yemen
  38. Gulf Daily News – Bahrain
  39. Al Anba Newspaper – Kuwait
  40. Al Ayam – Bahrian
  41. Echibek – Algeria
  42. Al Balad Newspaper – Lebanon
  43. Fact International – Jordan
  44. Gulf Times – Qatar
  45. El Watan – Algeria
  46. Al Watan Newspaper – Bahrain
  47. Al Raya – Qatar
  48. Teshreen – Syria
  49. Al Arab Al Yawm – Jordan
  50. Al Raed – Suden

As a reminder, this list represents online content and visitors, not the print version (nevertheless, a print version is required to make the list). A total of 7 Lebanon-based newspapers are listed with Al Akhbar and An-Nahar leading the pack.

Youm Al Sabea - The MENA region's number online newspaper according to Forbes Middle East

Youm Al Sabea - The MENA region's number online newspaper according to Forbes Middle East


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