1978
Sep-30
Gulf News launched in tabloid format
1980
Jan-01
Format changed to broadsheet
1980
Jan-04
Al Ju'ma launched
1979
Sep-24
Junior News launched
1984
     Nov
Gulf News owned by Al Nisr Publishing LLC
1985
Dec-10
Gulf News relaunch in broadsheet format
1986
Feb-08
Gulf News priced at Dh 1 per copy
1986
Oct-02
Junior News relaunched
1986
Nov-07
Gulf Weekly replaced Al Ju'ma
1987
Sep-27
Gulf News started distribution in GCC countries with Bahrain
1990
Jul-01
Gulf News won the Asia-Pacific Award for Best Newspaper Production for 1989
1992
Oct-01
Gulf News introduced separte Business & Sport section
1995
Jan-01
Cover price of Gulf News changed to Dhs 2
1995
Nov-30
Gulf News size changed to new international size of 38 cms width
1996
Sep-01
First web edition of Gulf news launched as gulf-news.com
1997
May-26
Al Nisr Publishing became a Limited Liability Company (LLC) with a share capital of Dh15 million
1999
May-05
Gulf News introduced 4 pages of stock coverage
2000
Jan-01
Separate Property section of Classifieds launched
2000
     March
Cover price of Gulf News changed to Dhs 3 for Friday edition only
2000
Apr-05
Gulf News moved to its new offices that boasted state-of-the-art technology throughout, with fibre-optic cabling and the most advanced printing press in the Middle East
2001
Apr-01
Entertainment Plus (e+ ) launched
2001
Jun-10
Appointments section started publishing five days a week
2002
Jun-01
First issue of Aquarius published by Al Nisr Media FZ LLC
2003
Jun-21
Gulf News introduced its 'New Look' with a complete re-design with advanced CPT
2003
Oct-01
InsideOut, the monthly interior design magazine launched by Al Nisr Media FZ LLC
2004
Sep-14
First issue of 'Weekend Review'
2004
Oct-16
Notes, a weekly tabloid for students launched
2005
Mar-15
Wheels magzine launched
2005
Sep-09
Sport Xtra launched
2005
Nov-10
Al Nisr Group signed MOU with Emirates Media Inc acquiring broadcast licences for Radio 1 & 2
2006
Nov-17
FM magazine (/Friday for Men) launched as quarterly magazine
2010
          Oct
Freehold Monthly & Property Monthly merged & launched a 'Property'
2008
Dec-10
Red Hot' the bi-monthly launched
2011
Mar-24
Gulf News launched its official Facebook page
2011
        Oct-1
Alpha launched
2011
        Oct-7
Scene replaced e+