Dar Al Khaleej

Dar Al Khaleej

Founded in 1970 by Dr. Abdullah Omran Taryam, a former Minister of Education and Minister of Justice, and his brother Taryam Omran Taryam, Dar Al Khaleej Group has become one of the most respected publishing houses in the region.

Today, the group produces six publications, namely: Al Khaleej, a daily newspaper launched in 1970; The Gulf Today, an English-language daily newspaper launched in 1996; Al Shuruq, a political magazine first published as a monthly in 1970-71 and relaunched as a weekly in 1992; Kul Al Usra, a family magazine launched 1993; Aliqtisadi, a monthly business magazine launched in 1996 and Al Azkiyaa, a children’s magazine launched in 1996.

All of Dar Al Khaleej’s publications are known for their quality writing and content relevance. The first Arabic broadsheet to be published in the UAE, Al Khaleej is widely read across the UAE. Headed by editor-in-chief Khalid Abdullah Taryam, it is the go-to source for the latest news, announcements and events across current affairs, business, sports and entertainment.

The Dar Al Khaleej Group further contributes to the media sector through such initiatives as the Taryam and Abdullah Omran Journalism Awards, which recognise notable and emerging journalists from around the region. More than just a publishing house, Dar Al Khaleej Group is regarded as a cultural landmark in the UAE.