File - Lebanese lawmaker Hasan Fadlallah speaks during a press conference at the Parliament in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)
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The head of Parliament's media committee Monday vowed to take action against regional satellite operator Arabsat after it abruptly stopped broadcasting Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV last week.Reports said the satellite operator had warned the Lebanese government it would move its Lebanon office to Jordan if it failed to take measures against the Beirut-based pan-Arab channel for hosting a guest who criticized Saudi Arabia.The Central News Agency had reported that Arabsat closed its headquarters in Lebanon's Jouret al-Ballout in the northern Metn district on Nov. 19 and moved it to Jordan without waiting for the Lebanese judiciary to issue its verdict in its lawsuit against Al Mayadeen.
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