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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef taken off air after satire draws fire

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:56pm by AP

    ... programme after it came under fire for mocking the ultranationalist, pro-military fervour gripping the country. CBC announced the programme by Bassem Youssef, often compared to US comedian Jon Stewart, would not be shown because the satirist and his producer violated its editorial policies. The announcement came just minutes before Youssef's show El-Bernameg, or "The ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Bassem Youssef draws anger over satirical attack on Egypt's military

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:47am by AP

    ... On Friday night Bassem Youssef, mocked the pro-military fervour gripping Egypt. Youssef also targeted the powerful military chief, General Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, lionised in the Egyptian media ... top prosecutor, accusing Youssef of defaming the military, a judicial official said. One of the complaints accused Youssef of using phrases that "undermine the honour and dignity of Egypt ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Anyone can form a group in the name of religion, assassinate in the name of religion, and then oops! Repent and fast for three months Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, on being told of the response of the assassins of Anwar Sadat to news that they had killed others   [It only states that] the right to vote is equal and universal, not the right to nominate nor the right to be elected ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Jon Stewart appears on Egyptian satirist's show

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Cairo Bassem Youssef's supporter Jon Stewart appears on show ahead of presidential anniversary Mursi satirist welcomes US comedian Amid growing tension ... on Friday night. He drew laughs in a funny yet very serious tribute to the importance of satire in a free state. Stewart was the guest of Bassem Youssef on Youssef's weekly television show, Al ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am

    ... in a G8 foreign ministers' meeting in London.   Egyptian court hears satire case Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court considers a lawsuit demanding that Bassem Youssef's popular comedy show Al-Bernameg be banned. Youssef has earned a reputation as Egypt's answer to US satirist Jon Stewart, and his arrest led to a diplomatic row between the US and Egypt. Lawyer ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    'Egypt and Mursi don't mix': first elected president called disastrous

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 08:25am by Reuters

    ... Bassem Youssef, who revels in being “Egypt’s Jon Stewart”, was hauled in for questioning for insulting the president, the joke just grew. When someone first wrote “Egypt and Mursi don’t mix!” ...



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