The Arab Weekly at Washington’s National Press Club

A hub of the US media and journalism community since 1909.

2017/10/01 Issue: 125 Page: 6

The Arab Weekly
Mark Habeeb

Washington- Washington’s National Press Club, which has been a hub of the US media and journalism community since 1909, was the venue of The Arab Weekly’s first promotional event in the US capital.

The event, which included a reception hosted by Oussama Romdhani, The Arab Weekly’s editor-in-chief, on September 28, was attended by representatives of the US and Arab media.

Since March 2015, The Arab Weekly has published a US edition, which is widely distributed to US policy­makers, academics and leaders.

Ibrahim Zobeidi, publisher of the US edition, also attended the reception, along with Mohamed al-Houni, general manager of Al Arab Publishing House, the par­ent company of The Arab Weekly.

Romdhani offered those in attendance a brief back­ground on the history and goals of The Arab Weekly and its unique role as an independent media outlet of­fering readers analysis and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa.

The Arab Weekly also publishes British and Gulf edi­tions.

Mark Habeeb is East-West editor of The Arab Weekly and adjunct professor of Global Politics and Security at Georgetown University in Washington.

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