The puppet has spoken out on condoms, hangovers and even posed with a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey
Youssef became Egypt’s top satirist thanks to his online, and later TV, show that poked fun at Egyptian politics after the Arab Spring
In the near future, Albasheer intends to add theatrical flourishes to a his show – a feature once employed by his Egyptian counterpart Bassem Yousef
It is no longer enough for condemnation to be limited to criticism on social media as this has short-term effects
Youssef is commonly referred to as the Arab world’s Jon Stewart
Bassem Youssef moved Al-Bernameg (The Programme) to Saudi-owned channel MBC last year after it was pulled by the private Egyptian broadcaster CBC
Observers hailed Stewart mocking the inability to criticize Israel in a media environment generally sensitive to the topic
Jon Stewart dedicated a segment of his show to blow the whistle on the U.S. media coverage of the crisis
Host says satirical show El Bernameg will no longer air, as Egypt looks to confirm Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as president
A band of rising stars on social media are looking to follow Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef
Former Vice-President Mohamed ElBaradei is an 'agent' because he lived and learnt outside Egypt, and he's not the only one
Youssef’s show had been suspended by the Egyptian satellite television channel CBC
The show’s producers do not know who released the video
The political and social regression in the Arab world has exposed the shameful failure of Arab intellectuals to provide leadership and guidance for ...
People in Egypt are kept busy with silly affairs while prominent figures free themselves for the real thing
Youssef’s show ‘The Program’ was suspended by private broadcaster CBC as it violated its editorial policy
Activists have posted pictures of local and international puppets declaring their support for Abla Fahita.
What I read was not the usual piece of nonsense posted on Facebook or some other online forum, it was a respectable article by a prominent writer. ...
Youssef angered both President Mohammad Mursi and the military-backed authorities
Satirist named Egypt’s most ‘trending’ person on the web during 2013
Everybody uses Western countries as examples to justify the actions of the authority they approve of
Bassem Youssef made his first televised appearance in Egypt since November
Youssef upset almost all political sides in Egypt, and had come under legal investigation for his newscast
When a nation is self-confident and finds no shame in admitting past mistakes, it does not conceal things, and nothing is considered too sacred. These ...
Mohamed al-Amin, chairman of CBC, said that his company had began legal proceedings
Satirist’s production company leaves TV station that took controversial show off air
The success of comedians has rested on their ability to deploy a balance between the two types of satire: The Horatian and the Juvenalian
Artists, musicians and writers run risk of living as outcasts in military regimes
Egyptian television broadcaster CBC’s suspension of Bassem Youssef’s show “el-Bernameg,” or “The Program,” sparked ...
A new episode for Egypt’s popular satirist Bassem Youssef’s program El-Bernameg,” or “The Program” in Arabic has not ...
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