Kuwait Times

Kuwait Times

front page on 16 June 2013
Type Daily
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Yousuf Saleh Alyan
Editor Abd Al Rahman Alyan
Founded 1961 (1961)
Language English
Headquarters Shuwaikh, Kuwait
OCLC number 232118740
Website Kuwait Times

Kuwait Times is an English language daily published in Kuwait. The daily is the first English language paper in the Persian Gulf region.

History and profile

Kuwait Times was founded by Yousuf Saleh Alyan in 1961,[1][2] The 36-page broadsheet provides in-depth reporting on local events and business news, analysis and editorials on local, regional, and international issues, and entertainment and sports news and features.

The Kuwait Times also publishes a free 80-page tabloid, the first in the country. The Friday Times offers local commentary, news, and analysis as well as entertainment, sports, and comprehensive features. Its 2001 circulation was 28,000 copies.[3]

The Kuwait Times had a sister Arabic daily newspaper, Alfajer Aljadeed, which was published just for two years, following the Invasion of Kuwait.

See also


  1. "Company Overview of Kuwait Times Newspaper". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  2. Aarti Nagraj (26 March 2013). "Revealed: 10 Oldest Newspapers In The GCC". Gulf Business. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
  3. "Kuwait Press". Press Reference. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
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