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The Cabinet Thursday will discuss methods to renew its contract with Nilesat as the satellite network cut off Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV feed for allegedly infringing its broadcast agreement.Nilesat said it cut off Al-Manar Wednesday because it had violated their agreement and that its second decision to terminate all operations in Lebanon came after the Lebanese government failed to renew the contract with the provider that expired in 2015 .Egyptian Ambassador Mohammad Badreddine Zayed told a local television station that he had the made utmost effort with Egyptian officials following Nilesat's decison in order to allow Lebanese channels other than Al-Manar to continue broadcasting on the same frequency. Information Minister Ramzi Joreige told a local TV station that he had convinced Egypt's ambassador to Lebanon to postpone Nilesat's decision to shut off transmission for all Lebanese TV stations after Cabinet failed to renew the contract with the satellite broadcaster.A Nilesat official claimed that Al-Manar broke the terms of its contract.
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