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Al-Sharika Al-Alamiya lil Bath (Shaab) SAL

Al-Sharika Al-Alamiya lil Bath (Shaab) SAL

Al-Sharika Al-Alamiya lil Bath (Shaab) SAL owns the Sawt El-Shaab radio station, which was founded by the Lebanese Communist Party in 1987 as a partisan, commercial radio in Lebanon. It obtained its license in 1996.

Key facts

Business Form


Legal Form

Joint Stock Company (Société anonyme libanaise)

Business Sectors

Al-Sharika Al-Alamiya lil Bath (Shaab) SAL is operating in radio broadcasting.


Individual Owner

Lebanese Communist Party

Most of the shareholders are either members of the Communist Party or former members of the Party. There are 42 shareholders and the ones still directly affiliated to the Party hold 90.87 % of the shares.

Media Outlets

General Information

Founding Year



The Lebanese Communist Party through four of its members: Adib Nehme, Ali Saab, Hanna Saleh, and Mamoun Abou Chakra


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NewTV & Sawt Al-Shaab building,

Jabal Al-Arab street, Wata sector

Beirut P.O.Box 14-5425

Phone + 961 (1) 311 809

Tax/ ID Number

Commercial Registry number: 52244 (Beirut)

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Executive Board

Nabil Fawaz (CEO)

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

Audience share for radio stations is based on IPSOS data (Q1, Q2 and Q3 of 2017).

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