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Arabia's Jon Stewart has signed off again: Bassem Youssef nixed his TV show "Al-Bernameg"

satirist to step away from the camera. Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef said ... Fattah al-Sisi because of "enormous" pressure. The heart surgeon turned comedian, often ... the weekly show al-Bernameg (The Program) said in April the show would be taken off air in May to avoid ...

03/06/2014 - 07:00 - comment 0

Sorry Nadine al Rasi, Bassem Yakhour is too busy for your show!

Bassem Yakhour is apparently way too busy working on a number of projects to take part in Nadine al Rasi's new drama series. Although Syrian actor and writer Bassem Yakhour would have strongly hoped to take part in a Syrian drama ...

11/03/2014 - 12:49 - comment 0

"Al-Bernameg" is back! Bassem Youssef broadcast for first time in three months on MBC

Egyptian television host and satirist Bassem Youssef's show "al-Bernameg" has returned ... The highly anticipated return of Bassem Youssef ... in the likeness of Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a military chief widely expected to be Egypt's next head ...

09/02/2014 - 07:53 - comment 0

The dynamic duo: Bassem Kousa & Abbas al-Noury join forces 8 years on

Syrian actors Bassam Kousa and Abbas al-Noury are joining forces once again! After each actor going their own way in showbiz, Syrian actors Bassam Kousa and Abbas al ... are now working hand-in-hand on a new traditional Syrian drama titled “Al Ghirbal” (The Riddle). ...

26/02/2014 - 11:54 - comment 0

Missed him? Satirist Bassem Youssef to make TV-return in Feb!

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef and his controversial  Al-Barnameg  TV program are set to return ... carried by Egypt’s  Al-Shorouk  newspaper, Judge Ra’fat Youssef said: “Bassem has reached an agreement ... Missed him? Well, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef ...

11/01/2014 - 12:08 - comment 0

Sassy satirist Bassem Youssef speaks out against Al Sisi as his show returns

Egypt’s popular TV satirist Bassem Youssef has poked fun at the country’s new rulers, warning against oppression in the name of safeguarding national security. Staging a new season of his show “Al ... Fattah Al Sisi, portraying him as Egypt’s de facto ruler. Al Sisi was the architect of the July ...

28/10/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

MBC Egypt’s eating their words: they want Bassem Youssef back!

political tensions arose, Bassem Youssef is slated to be back on the air this Eid Al Fitr. ... political tensions arose from his show “Al Bernameg” . Bassem is scheduled to be back in business ... this Eid Al Fitr. The end of Ramadan 2014 will bring the country another dose of the hated or loved Bassem ...

17/06/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Bassem Youssef in boiling hot water over plagiarism accusations

and in Al-Sharouk. Bassem Youssef’s statement to the newspaper that carried his piece said that the lack ... Satirist Bassem Youssef is never too far from controversy; this time he's being accused of plagiarizing his latest op-ed for Al Shorouk newspaper. ...

20/03/2014 - 12:04 - comment 0

Want to prove presence of freedom of expression? Don't mess with my show, bashes Bassem Youssef

of expression". Satirist TV host Bassem Youssef , who presents Al-Bernameg TV show, ... Bassem Youssef can't get a break. His show ... Fattah al-Sisi, defense minister, from winning the presidential elections, nor would it affect him ...

11/03/2014 - 09:38 - comment 0

So long CBC: Bassem Youssef signs with MBC Misr, returns on-screen this Feb!

2013 was a weird year for satirist Bassem Youssef, ... show on MBC Misr. Famous TV host and satirist Bassem Youssef signed with MBC ... to present his controversial TV show “Al Bernamig” on MBC Misr and probably another channel on the MBC ...

28/01/2014 - 10:21 - comment 0