Bassem Youssef

Egyptian TV channel suspends controversial satirist`s show

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

Nov 02, 2013, 12:49 PM IST

Egypt`s Mursi withdraws complaints against media

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

Apr 11, 2013, 09:24 AM IST

TV comic in Egypt faces probe for `insulting Pakistan`

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

Apr 10, 2013, 20:45 PM IST

Egypt President`s party blasts US on TV satirist

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.

Apr 03, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

US concerned about restrictions on media freedom in Egypt

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.

Jan 03, 2013, 10:24 AM IST

Egyptian satirist under scanner for ‘mocking’ Mursi

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

Jan 02, 2013, 12:42 PM IST