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Egyptian TV channel suspends controversial satirist`s show

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 12:49

Controversial Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef`s television show has been suspended a week after he returned from a four-month break.

Egypt`s Mursi withdraws complaints against media

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 09:24

Popular TV satirist Bassem Youssef is among many who still face investigations for expressing their political or religious opinions.

TV comic in Egypt faces probe for `insulting Pakistan`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 20:45

Egyptian prosecutors have begun an investigation into complaints against comedian Bassem Youssef over allegations of promoting atheism, harming diplomatic ties between Egypt and Pakistan.

Egypt President`s party blasts US on TV satirist

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 14:38

The Egyptian president`s Freedom and Justice Party on Tuesday sharply dismissed US criticism of the investigation of a popular TV satirist, calling it a "blatant intervention" in Egypt`s internal affairs.

US concerned about restrictions on media freedom in Egypt

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 10:24

Concerned over reports of restrictions on media in Egypt, the US called the government to respect freedom of expression and free press in the country.

Egyptian satirist under scanner for ‘mocking’ Mursi

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 12:42

A popular Egyptian political satirist has been accused of insulting the country’s President Mohamed Mursi.