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Free Media Company S.A.L.

Free Media Company S.A.L.

This is the company that owns Nidaa Al-Watan, a political newspaper that was first re-issued on July 1, 2019, after years of dormancy.

Michel Mecattaf was the primary source of financial support for the newspaper; he passed away in 2022, leaving the future of the company uncertain.

Key facts

Business Form


Legal Form

Joint Stock Company (Société anonyme libanaise)

Business Sectors

Free Media Company works in the field of press publishing


Individual Owner

Iskandar Najjar

Other Media Outlets

Other Online Outlets


General Information

Founding Year


Affiliated Interests Founder

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Address: Awkar, Building no. 106, Deir Awkar

Tax/ ID Number

Commercial Registry/ Tax ID number: registration number: 2054871 (Mount Lebanon)

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

André Abi Habli

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

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

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