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  10/16/2012, Tishrei 30, 5773

Iran Angry over Shutdown of its Satellite Channels

Iran is upset over the European Union's decision to shut down all 19 Iranian satellite channels carried by Eutelsat, including Press TV and the Al-Alam channel in Arabic. Iran's satellite channels carried a statement Tuesday denouncing the decision as a violation of freedom of speech and freedom of expression, Voice of Israel public radio said.