Al-Sharq Newspaper – The Media Sponsor

Al Sharq Newspaper: Home of media pioneering

Al-Sharq is one of the oldest, most prominent and distinguished Qatari newspaper. It began its march in field of quality journalism in 1987 as an independent daily newspaper. It was able to establish its prominent identity with strong editorial policy and objective contents always carrying a firm commitment to nation’s ethical charter with high credibility that strengthened its interaction with the society and earned it the trust of readers.

Al-Sharq witnessed, during its long journey, successive leaps of development and creativity in journalistic work. It was a pioneer in keeping pace with the digital revolution, which placed it in a leading position of Qatari newspapers in the field of electronic media and its digital platforms excelled with professionalism and mastery. Thus Al-Sharq succeeded in attracting hundreds of thousands of followers.

Al-Sharq also led pioneering humanitarian initiatives and partnerships that enhanced its media leadership in community service and social responsibility arenas.

The Arabic daily is considered as the first newspaper that was issued by Dar Al-Sharq Group, the leading and comprehensive media institution in the State of Qatar.

The newspaper was able to achieve a record number of exclusive interviews with different global leaders including Arab leaders and senior officials in Qatar and the Arab world, making it a reliable source of information in Arab world and among international news agencies and satellite channels.

Al-Sharq launched a series of digital and electronic initiatives, the most recent of which was the ‘Nibras Podcast’ platform, which is widely followed and appreciated among masses in the country and broader Arab region.

Al-Sharq works in accordance with the strategy of media leadership that was envisioned and adopted by His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Thani bin Abdullah Al Thani and the strategy is being implemented with innovative projects to overcome challenges posed to print journalism and to meet aspirations of the society.