Gulf News


Gulf News, published by Al Nisr Publishing LLC, is the flagship publication of GN Media, which is one of the largest and most progressive multimedia organizations of the Gulf, with activities spanning print media to digital media and distribution. Operating units under the GN Media umbrella include newspapers, magazines, digital media, contract publishing, commercial printing, niche publications and distribution.

All GN Media products have a unique distinction in that they are ‘leaders’ in their respective genres. GN Media newspapers include Gulf News, Tabloid, Weekend Review, Classifieds, Jobs & Careers, Residential Properties, Commercial Properties, Freehold and XPRESS. GN Media Magazines include, Aquarius, Baby & Child, Citizen K, Friday, InsideOut, Property Weekly, WatchTime and Wheels.

Dynamic journalism, interface with its readers, subscriber benefits, bespoke solutions for direct marketing, the largest pan-Emirates print media distribution network and competitive advertising rates give the paper an unparalleled lead  both  commercially and socially within  the region.

This fact is validated by the BPA Worldwide audit for the six month period ending in June 2016, confirming an average daily circulation of 101,319 and the IPSOS MediaCT - NRS - UAE – 2015 survey. In fact, Gulf News reaches more readers than all the other English dailies, combined. The group’s electronic media includes which has average monthly traffic of around 4.5 million unique visitors and over 26 million page views a month. 

In addition Gulf News has an engaged social audience of over 2.9m.  Independent analytics through Effective Measure show to be the dominant news source online compared to its local peers.. Also very active are the group’s social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SMS breaking news, various Apps, GN TV and Gulf News at Midday directly from the newsroom.

The distribution arm of GN Media boasts the largest pan-Emirates print media distribution network. The commercial printing division provides the most technologically advanced offset and digital printing services, for not only in-house titles, but a vast range of third party publications and commercial print and stationery requirements.  GN Media also has a highly successful Direct Marketing section catering to various below-the-line activities.

Apart from its industry dominance Gulf News also leads on the social and cultural front through its sponsorship of nearly every major international and local event, whether sporting, commercial or social.

Gulf News has been associated with the Dubai Tennis Championships since 1993, its inaugural year and

continues as Official Newspaper, supporting both the WTA Tour  and the ATP 500 World Tour, both in print and digitally. This is the 25th year of the Championships and also the 25th year of Gulf News’ association with the event.