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Gaza calls for death penalty

Al-Monitor - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The official spokesman for the Palestinian government in Ramallah, Bassem Youssef Mahmoud, told Al-Monitor that the execution of the death penalties requires a judicial review of the judgment, which is automatically appealed without the need for any ...

A 'Clash' of opinions: Cairo unimpressed with Cannes favorite 'Eshtebak'

Al-Bawaba - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The statement further called into question Diab's loyalties by commenting on his affiliation with satirist and TV presenter Bassem Youssef, who has faced similar accusations in the past. At one point in "Eshtibak" a character suggests that a possible ...

Jury Rejects Egyptian-American FBI Agent's Bias Claim

Law360 (subscription) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Law360, Los Angeles (May 24, 2016, 9:46 PM ET) -- A D.C. federal jury on Tuesday denied an FBI agent's claim that the agency discriminated against him after the 9/11 terrorist attacks because of his Egyptian-American heritage by transferring him to a ...

Satirical Art Seems to Vanish in Egypt as 'Year of Youth' Marred by Detention Cases

Egyptian Streets - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Doctor-turned-comedian Bassem Youssef recently uploaded a video shot in the same style as Atfal Al-Shawarea to voice his dissatisfaction with the plethora of arrests and stand in solidarity with the arrested group members and other political detainees.

Iraqi satire show hosts a real politician 'for the first time'

Al-Arabiya - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Iraqi MP Aliya Nsayif and host Ahmed Al-Basheer during the show aired on Friday. (Photo: YouTube screengrab). By Dina al-Shibeeb Al Arabiya English Monday, 23 May 2016.

Satire leads Egypt youth troupe to prison

Al-Monitor - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Many politicians, artists and journalists have participated in the campaign, such as activist Ziyad al-Alimi, comedian Bassem Youssef and artist Amr Waked. All took selfies standing in a similar way as the members of Street Children and posted them on ...
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Egyptian activists demand release of satirists

Al-Arabiya - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Egyptian satirist and columnist Bassem Youssef, often known as 'Egypt's Jon Stewart,' joined hundreds of activists who took to social media calling for the release of five detained members of a popular street performance group.

After applause at Cannes, 'Eshtibak' director slammed in Cairo

Egypt Independent - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The statement further called into question Diab's loyalties by commenting on his affiliation with satirist and TV presenter Bassem Youssef, who has faced similar accusations in the past. At one point in "Eshtibak" a character suggests that a possible ...
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Egyptian activists campaign for release of street performers

Salon - ‎May 12, 2016‎
Beside activists, famous Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef - often described as the Jon Stewart of Egypt - took part in the online campaign.
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Ismail Youssef: The referee was joking

King Fut - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Youssef expressed his discontent for what happened from the referee in the match. “Mohamed Farouk was joking, he wanted to ruin the match.
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America, learn from Afghanistan: Giving up to radicals is not the answer

Global Young Voices (blog) - ‎May 14, 2016‎
As the Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef, who lives in the U.S., said, “it feels like home.” Hearing radical ideological rhetoric and having lived by it is nothing new to me.

Twitter bans US rapper after racist tweets at Zayn Malik

Al-Arabiya - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Egyptian satirist and columnist Bassem Youssef, often known as 'Egypt's Jon Stewart,' joined hundreds of activists who took to social media calling for the release of five detained members of a popular street performance group.

Egyptian celebrities campaign for the release of satirical group 'Street Children'

Al-Bawaba - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Comedian Bassem Youssef, actor Amr Waked and Khaled Abol Naga, as well as Abla Fahita, a popular Egyptian puppet character, are among artists who posted selfies with their phone cameras on Facebook and Twitter as part of the social media campaign.

Hundreds protest detention of satirical videographers via social media

Egypt Independent - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Popular Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef joined the campaign by posting a picture and a video in support of the group and criticising the arrest of its members.

Egypt's anti-blasphemy law: Defence of religion or tool for persecution?

Ahram Online - ‎May 15, 2016‎
"The third scenario involves a case being filed by the state itself, as was the case in the lawsuit filed against satirist Bassem Youssef during Morsi's presidency." The researcher says that although articles 160, 161 are clear and specific, Article 98 ...
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Facebook's Zuckerberg to meet conservatives on political bias flap

Al-Arabiya - ‎May 15, 2016‎
acebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a visit to a Facebook Innovation Hub in Berlin, Thursday. Feb. 25, 2016. (AP). Reuters Monday, 16 May 2016.

Internet. Le sarcasme 2.0, la nouvelle arme militante des Egyptiens

Courrier International - ‎13 hours ago‎
Avec plus de 1,6 million d'abonnés, Joe Tube est devenue la huitième chaîne YouTube la plus consultée au Moyen-Orient, et la deuxième en Egypte en nombre d'abonnés après celle du célèbre comique Bassem Youssef, exilé aux Etats-Unis.

In Egitto il selfie è anti-regime

il manifesto (Registrazione) - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Tra i tanti utenti ci sono anche nomi noti: il fumettista brasiliano Carlos Latuff, il comico egiziano Bassem Youssef e il fondatore della campagna “Siamo tutti Khaled Said”, Abdelrahman Mansour. Che spiega bene le ragioni dietro l'originale protesta ...

Égypte : les "Enfants des rues", ces comédiens "terroristes" qui énervent Sissi

FRANCE 24 - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Cinq comédiens du groupe "Atlfal al-Shawarea", dont les vidéos satiriques publiées en ligne se moquent de l'Égypte du général Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, ont été arrêtés mardi 10 mai. Le plus jeune d'entre eux, Ezzedine Khaled, 19 ans, a été libéré sous ...
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Ramadan: Ce que vous verrez sur Medi1TV

Médias 24 - ‎May 19, 2016‎
"Noss Youm" est un feuilleton libanais réalisé par Samer Al Barkawi et écrit par Bassem Al Salka. Ce drame ... Chaque vendredi sera programmé "Mouatine yaoum", un talk animé par Youssef autour des préoccupations des citoyens. - Les concerts du ...
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