The Gulf Times newspaper debuted in Doha, Qatar's capital city, in 1978 as the first publication of the Gulf Publishing and Printing Company. It is one of the country's three English-language newspapers.
Al Raya is a Doha, Qatar-based Arabic daily newspaper. It is one of the five leading Qatari dailies and is the country's semi-official newspaper. Al Raya, along with Al Sharq and Al Watan, is one of the three major Arabic dailies published in the country.
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.