The rise and fall of France's Arab press

Kutschera, Chris
April 1997
Middle East;Apr97, Issue 266, p35
Presents a historical account of the rise and fall of the Arabic-language press published in France. History of Arab press in Paris in relation to the course of events in Lebanon; Details of the foundation of each of the Arab presses; Al Watan al Arabi as the first of all the newspapers founded in 1977 by Walid Abou Zahr; Ephemeral existence of other magazines in 1980s; Impact of censorship in the Middle East.


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