The awarding ceremony of the Mediterranean Media Award 2006 assigned to the Arab newspaper Dar Al Hayat, took place in the Aula Magna of the University of Naples Federico II, in the presence of chief editor Mr. Abdo Wazen.
This prize, described by Director Ignacio Ramonet of Le Monde Diplomatique as a "Nobel Prize of the Mediterranean", is awarded to those newspapers that distinguished themselves for promoting dialogue and mutual understanding between the peoples of the Mediterranean.