Mideast Lebanon Satellite Channel

June 11, 2012 - 3:07 PM
Two staff members are preparing the newsroom of Al-Mayadeen, a new pan Arab satellite TV station which is launching broadcasts from Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, June 11, 2012. The satellite television station that hopes to challenge the dominance of Arab Gulf channels went on the air Monday, promising to deliver "reality as it is." The Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen joins a slew of other all-news Arab TV stations competing for viewers at a time of momentous political change in the Arab world. The station promises to support the Palestinian cause and all forms of "resistance." (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)