The Daily Star SAL
The Daily Star SAL was founded in 1952 and is based in Beirut. It has around 100 employees. It publishes the Daily Star newspaper which is the only English-language print daily in Lebanon. Malek Mrowa, the son of Kamel Mrowa is its current Chairman of the Board.
Public Limited Company (Société anonyme libanaise)
The Daily Star SAL is operating in the newspaper publishing sector.
The shares belong to D.S. Holding SAL, which in turn is owned by Middle Holding SAL (founded by Saad Hariri), which in turn is owned by Millennium Development SAL, which in turn is owned by Cayman Islands-based Millennium Development International. The Chairman confirms that the shares ultimately belong to the Hariri family. Also, Millennium Development SAL was founded by Millennium Development Holding SAL, which in turn is owned by Inmaa Holding SAL that is owned by Mr. Nader Hariri, son of MP Bahia Hariri and cousin and former chief of staff of Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
Malek Mrowa is the son of The Daily Star's founder Kamel Mrowa
Nadim Ladki is the Daily Star's Editor in Chief
Other Print Outlets
The Daily Star (0.3%)
Other Online Outlets
Jamil Mrowa, son of Kaml Mrowa and the brother of Malek Mrowa, the Chairman of the newspaper and the VP of the Samir Kassir Foundation.
around 100 employees
3rd floor, Markaziya building
Mère Gellas street, Beirut Central District, Bachoura sector
Beirut P.O.Box 11-987
Phone: +961 (1) 985 313
Tax/ ID Number
Commercial Registry number: 70497 (Beirut)
Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
Malek Mrowa (CEO)
Nadim Ladki (Official Signatory)
D.S. Holding SAL (ultimately owned by the Hariri family and represented by Jamal Zein and Adnan Domiati)
Audience share for newspapers is based on IPSOS data (average readership 2016 and 2017). # In a meeting with the MOM team, The Daily Star's Chairman confirmed that the shares ultimately belong to the Hariri family.