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Ahmad Abd El Aal

Ahmad Abd El Aal

Sector : Media, Anchors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Kuwait
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1932
  • Age: 91
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Ahmed Abdel Aal (1932-2013); A Kuwaiti broadcaster, one of the pioneers of Kuwaiti media and one of the founders of radio and television in Kuwait.

his career
Journalist Ahmed Abdel-Al-Mustafa was born in the city of Haifa in the State of Palestine in 1932, corresponding to the Hijri year 1350 AH, and then moved to the Syrian Arab Republic to settle after that in Kuwait, at the request of Sheikh Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, who asked him to establish the Kuwaiti radio station, to start his broadcasting career. In Kuwait, he was a news editor, then a broadcaster and program presenter since 1959 until he became the head of the programs and news reports department between 1992 and 1997, after which he held the status of a consultant in the management of news and political programs, but in 1960, coincidence played a role in his life when director Khalil Abu Ghosh asked him To help him receive the microphone to cover the visit of King Mohammed V of Morocco to Kuwait, and from there he began his media career, which spanned five decades, as he conveyed the voice of the State of Kuwait and its issues locally and globally, and was distinguished by his distinctive tone of voice and his professional professional performance through his presentation of news bulletins, or through his famous political programs such as “Know your enemy”and “The universe is around us.” One of his most famous news bulletins was when his tears preceded his words while he was broadcasting the news of the death of the late Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, in 1965.

his family life
The journalist Ahmed Abdel-Al is married to the journalist Muntaha Shukry (she died in 2012) and he has two children: Nabil - Lami.

his death
Journalist Ahmed Abdel-Al died while he was in Germany on a treatment trip, during which he underwent a successful heart operation, but he suffered from a health problem in the intestines that led to his death on Sunday, November 11, 2013 AD, corresponding to Muharram 7, 1434 AH, at the age of 81.

Achievements and Awards

Awards and honors
In 2009, Kuwait honored him with the State Appreciation Award for Media Excellence in the field of audio broadcasting, in recognition of his contributions and achievements in the media field.
In 2003, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Kuwaiti media, he was awarded an appreciation award for his role in establishing the most important facilities of the Ministry of Information.
his posts
Head of the Broadcasters Department 1976.
Head of TV programs and news reports.
Member of the Committee for Selection and Training of New Announcers.
Consultant in the Department of News and Political Programs 1995.


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