Most of the early newspapers in the Persian Gulf region were established in Saudi Arabia.[1] The first newspaper founded in the country and in the Persian Gulf area is Al Fallah, which was launched in Mecca in 1920.[1] All of the newspapers published in Saudi Arabia are privately owned.[2]

Arabic daily newspapers

English daily newspapers

Urdu daily newspaper

Malayalam daily newspapers-Kerala

Defunct daily newspapers

These newspapers are no longer published:

See also


  1. ^ a b Aarti Nagraj (26 March 2013). "Revealed: 10 Oldest Newspapers In The GCC". Gulf Business. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Arab Media Influence Report". AMIR. Archived from the original on 12 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Malayalamnews History".
  4. ^ "Madhyamam History".
  5. ^ "Indian regional daily launches Saudi edition".
  6. ^ "Saudi Arabia: Riyadh Daily has ceased publication". Publicitas. 29 December 2003. Retrieved 20 May 2012.[permanent dead link]