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New Satellite Channel to Launch "in Two Months"
Iraq-Focused Station to Broadcast from Beirut
06/22/2009 7:17 PM ET

A new Iraq-focused Arabic-language satellite channel will enter the airwaves later this year, according to a report online.

The new channel will be based in the Lebanese capital Beirut but will follow Iraqi and Arab affairs, according to a report in Arabic on the Iraqi news blog al-Iraq News.

The website writes that its sources in Beirut report that a team of Lebanese and Iraqi media advisors are overseeing the development of the channel.

The station, whose name has not been announced, is due to launch in two months time, accordin to the report.


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