KUN0089 4 GEN 0141 KUWAIT /KUNA-DWP9 MDA-MOROCCO-SAUDI-DEAL Al-Omair's group becomes owner of Morocco's largest press establishment RABAT, March 27 (KUNA) -- World Media Group of the prominent Saudi journalist Othman Al-Omair, that broadcast the electronic Elaf newspaper, has become owner of Maroc Soir, the largest press establishment in Morocco. Maroc Soir said in a statement, released on Saturday, that a deal in this regard was struck last Wednesday by Al-Omair and Othman Benjaloun, the manager of Maroc Soir. Maroc Soir publishes several newspapers, namely Al-Sahraa, Sabah Al-Sahraa, the French language Al-Maghreb Al-Arabi and the Spanish-language newspaper Al-Sabah, in addition to several monthly magazines. Al-Omair, whose investments in the country has centered on the hotels' sector, is apparently seeking to diversify his businesses here. (end) tq.rk KUNA 272130 Mar 04NNNN