Al-Matraqa - المطرقة
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About this newspaper
Title: Al-Matraqa - المطرقة
Available online: 15 March 1933 - 28 October 1933 (8 issues; 36 pages)
Region: The Middle East
Country: Mandatory Palestine
Collection: Jrayed - Arabic Newspaper Archive of Ottoman and Mandatory Palestine
Al-Matraqa (The Hammer) was an illustrated satirical newspaper dealing with social and literary topics. The first issue was published in Jaffa on March 25th, 1933. It included reflections, stories, and cartoons. The editor wrote that the newspaper "does not concern itself with politics or parties." However, the newspaper supported the Mufti of Jerusalem Amin al-Husseini.
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