The most famous Egyptian newspapers and news websites

The most famous Egyptian newspapers and news websites

Table of contents

  1. An overview of what you can find in Egyptian newspapers and websites  
  2. Ahram Newspaper and Website 
  3. Youm7 Newspaper and Website
  4. Nabd News App and Website
  5. Elwatan Website       
  6. Al-Masry Al-Youm Website and Newspaper 
  7. The most important and famous other Egyptian websites and newspapers

This article includes the most famous Egyptian newspapers and news websites, which provide the Egyptian citizen with all the various daily news, whether through printing them for newspapers and magazines or through their online platforms.

An overview of what you can find in Egyptian newspapers and websites  

If you want to know any information at any time and in any field such as politics, art, accidents, provincial news, sports, Egyptian and international football, economy and stock exchange, health, technology and other fields, you can do so through newspapers and various websites that publish all news related to these fields in record time. If you are a fan of reading newspapers, you will find it printed and sold in bookstores or on the street, but if you do not want to buy them, you can follow the various websites that publish the latest news permanently through your mobile phone or your computer.

Ahram Newspaper and Website 

  • Al-Ahram newspaper must be mentioned when speaking of Egyptian newspapers, as it is one of the oldest newspapers that was published in Egypt and is still running until now, it has been more than 100 years old, and was founded by the Lebanese brothers Saleem and Beshara Takla on December 27, 1875 in Alexandria on Bourse Street, off Consul Square, now known as Manshiyya. The first issue was published on Saturday, August 5, 1876, and consisted of four pages. In November 1899, Ahram moved to its headquarters in Cairo, on Mazloum Street.
  • It was initially a weekly newspaper, then developed into a daily newspaper, on November 1, 1968, it moved to its new building in Al-Jalaa Street, where it was and still is one of the most important and prominent Egyptian newspapers.
  • In 1993, a new building was opened for Ahram in Al-Jalaa Street, with the expansion of the field, as it became a pioneer in the field of journalism. Currently, three local editions are issued on a daily basis and once internationally, as its pages are transmitted by satellite to London, Frankfurt and New York, while in the middle east, it is printed in Dubai and Kuwait, and an online edition is found on Ahram newspaper website so that the newspaper’s followers can read it anywhere in the world.
  • Some of the most important thinkers and writers who wrote articles in Ahram newspaper over time were Imam Muhammad Abduh, Jamal al-Din al-Afghani, Yaqub Sanua, Khalil Mutran, Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, Ihsan Abdel Quddous, al-Aqqad, Naguib Mahfouz, Youssef Idris, Mustafa Lutfi al-Manfaluti, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Ahmed Shawqi, Fekry Abaza, and others who left writings that have a great influence until now.
  • One of the most famous interviews conducted by journalists in Ahram newspaper was Beshara Takla’s interview with Khedive Ismail, which was a great event that helped change the view of the profession of journalism in Egypt.
  • The first president of Ahram was appointed in 1876, and it was headed by Saleem Takla, then his brother Beshara Takla succeeded him. Some of the most famous journalists, thinkers, and writers who assumed the presidency of Al-Ahram newspaper are Khalil Mutran, Gabriel Takla, Dawood Barakat, Antoine Gemayel, Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, Ihsan Abdel Quddous, Fekry Abaza, Yusuf Sibai, Ali Hamdi Al-Gammal, and Ibrahim Nafeh. The current Chairman of the Board is Salah El Ghamry and the Editor-in-Chief is Osama Saraya.

Website link Ahram Online

Youm7 Newspaper and Website

  • The headquarters of Youm7 newspaper is located in Al-Mohandessin, Al-Batal Ahmed Abdel Aziz Street, Cairo – Giza. The newspaper was established in the current century, its first issue was published in 2008, it was published weekly until 2011, at the end of May, then developed into a daily newspaper. With the spread of technology and the Internet, knowledge has become one of the most important things that every citizen is searching for.
  • Youm7 newspaper is published by “The Egyptian Company for Press, Publishing and Advertising”, the newspaper is published on a daily basis. The most important thing that the newspaper seeks is credibility in publishing events without being biased towards a particular point of view. It addresses all groups of people and different segments to reach every Egyptian home. The Cairo Post website was launched on the 6th of October 2013 to reach the largest category in more than one different language, and it is one of the ten most visited websites by Egyptians, according to Alexa.
  • Youm7 newspaper and website have been selected as the most influential news website twice by Forbes Middle East.

Website link Youm7

Nabd News App and Website

The Nabd platform was established by Abd al-Rahman al-Sayyed in 2012, its headquarters is located in Dubai and has branches in Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The Nabd platform stands out among other different platforms by issuing the Nabd application, which can be downloaded on various iOS and Android devices, which facilitated its presence in every home. You can easily download the application and you will be fully aware of everything that is new and what is happening around you in all different fields such as politics, sports, art, financial and economic news, video has been added to document important events with sound and image.

Website link nabd.com

Elwatan Website       

Elwatan newspaper and website was published by Future Company for Publishing, Circulation and Press, owned by businessman Mohamed El-Amin, on April 27, 2012. It works to convey a clear image of what is happening in Egypt with all the details without being biased towards an opinion or a political movement. You can follow the various news and events in Egypt through it on a daily basis.

Website link elwatannews

Al-Masry Al-Youm Website and Newspaper 

Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper was established in 2003 in Al Qasr Al Ayni, AlMobtadayan, Cairo, by Eng. Salah Diab, the first issue of which was published on the 7th of June 2004, and it is one of the most important and famous daily newspapers, as it is one of the highest distributed newspapers in Egypt.

The newspaper transmits the news clearly to Egyptians without being biased towards a party or a sovereign entity, as it relies on realism and transparency. The newspaper’s website was established as an online version of the newspaper, the website was developed to publish photos, videos, and documentaries. The Foundation was also present on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube platforms, and interacted greatly with the public, an English-language website was launched under the name Egypt Independent, Al-Masry Al-Youm application was also launched to facilitate access to all news, and to be constantly informed of everything that is new.

Website link almasryalyoum

The most important and famous other Egyptian websites and newspapers

In the beginning, Ahram newspaper was the main portal for all news, so it was and still is the oldest and most famous, but over time, many magazines, newspapers and different websites were established, the most important of which are Al-Dustour newspaper, Al-Wafd newspaper and website, Al-Shorouk newspaper, Akhbar el-Yom newspaper, Sada Elbalad website and newspaper, Sky News Arabia, El Fagr newspaper, Al-Sahafa Al-Masry newspaper, Almuaqie  News, Al-Bawaba News, Aljazeera Mubasher website, Masrawy website, and Al-Shorouk news website.

Some of the most important websites that you can follow local and international football news through are Yalla Kora, Kooora, 365Scores, Yalla Shoot, Sport360, and beIN Sports.

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