English-language newspapers and TV available? Cost?

Yes. - Apr 2012


The Daily Star has been publishing daily for over 50 years, but it's not a paragon of journalism. Nilesat has a full range of international and American channels. - Sep 2010


The primary English paper is the Daily Star. I don't know what it costs, but its quality relies on the quality of the interns that it is currently relying on for its writing staff. A better option is the online NowLebanon, which covers local and international news on a breaking basis, in addition to printing editorials. Time Out also has a monthly Beirut edition. Cable and satellite channels are similar to the packages available in the rest of the Arab world (i.e. the major English news channels, several channels of English-language entertainment, and a billion Arabic channels),and AFN is provided to all embassy residences free. - Jul 2010


Yes. embassy personnel have access to the Armed Forces Network. - Jun 2009


I'm sure you can get English language newspapers pretty easily, but I don't read them. You can see English language TV using Saudi-based Orbit satellite. Cost is less than US$50 for a number of decent channels. - Jun 2008


Daily Star (US$1.33) available daily except for Sundays, International Hearld (US$2.00) available day after the print, many stations on TV are English speaking and the cost is US$10/month. - Mar 2008


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