|Publisher||Al-Nahdah Publishing House|
History [ edit ]
The circulation of Ad Diyar was 20,000 copies in 2003, making it the third best selling newspaper in Lebanon.
Orientation [ edit ]
The paper is reported to be pro-Syrian. In addition, the daily has close ideological links to the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP). The daily gained significant popularity in 1987 when it publicly criticized the militia leaders.
Ad Diyar was temporarily closed by Michel Aoun, then interim Lebanese prime minister and army commander, in January 1990 due to its clash with Aoun policies. The newspaper resumed publication much later.
References [ edit ]
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- Ihsan A. Hijazi (19 January 1990). "A Second Newspaper Is Shut by Lebanese General". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 September 2013.