New English daily from Abu Dhabi next week

ABU DHABI — A new English-language daily newspaper is set to be launched in Abu Dhabi next week as part of the UAE’s aim to become a media hub, the owners said yesterday.

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Published: Sun 13 Apr 2008, 8:59 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:48 PM

The National’s 200-strong news team will provide daily coverage from the UAE and across the globe, the government-backed Abu Dhabi Media Co said.

The newspaper’s editor-in-chief is Martin Newland, who is a former editor of Britain’s Daily Telegraph.

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