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Al Rai (Arabic: الراي), formerly known as Al Rai al Aam, is a Kuwaiti daily newspaper.

According to a 2007 survey by the Washington-based Intermedia group, Al Rai ranked one among Kuwaiti newspapers for the fifth year in a row. In 2008, Al Rai received the Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sobah's award for best designed news website. Al Rai was created in the 1960s and is owned by the Boodai family, one of Kuwait's leading merchant and business families. Its Editor-in-Chief is Youssef Al-Jalahmah. In addition to domestic news, Al Rai employs correspondents worldwide. Among those are Linda Azar and Wesam Abou-Harfhoush in Beirut, Khodor Halaweh and Zaki Abou-Khdeir in the Palestinian Territories, Haidar Al Hajj in Baghdad, Elias Nasr in London and Hussain Abdul-Hussain in Washington, DC. The newspaper is known for generally supporting the Kuwaiti government and ruling family.

Al Rai's columnists include two seasoned journalists: Khairallah Khairallah and Ali Roz.

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