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Al-Manar (Arabic: المنار‎; The Beacon) is a Lebanese satellite television station affiliated with Hezbollah, registered as Lebanese Media Group Company, broadcasting from Beirut, Lebanon. It has an offering a "rich menu" of high production news, commentary, and entertainment. The self-proclaimed "Station of the Resistance" (qanat al-muqawama), in its psychological warfare against the Zionist enemy, i.e. the state of Israel, and an integral part of Hezbollah's plan to spread its message to the Arab world.

Al-Manar was designated as a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist entity," and banned by the United States in December 2004. It has also been banned by France, Spain and Germany, and has run into some service and license problems outside Lebanon, making it unavailable in the Netherlands, Canada and Australia while it has not officially been banned in any of these regions.


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