Al Watan is a Saudi Arabian daily newspaper. Bandar bin Khalid is the newspaper's chairman. Al Watan's main publishing center was in Abha, near the Yemeni border in the country's south. The paper was based in Saudi Arabia's Asir province, in the south-west.
Al Ayam is a Manama-based Arabic newspaper published in Bahrain. AlAyam Publishing was founded by a group of young Bahraini journalists on March 7, 1989, and was the first of its kind in the Arab world. Nabeel Al Hamer, the former Minister of Information, founded it.