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    Egypt's ‘Daily Show’ Suspended

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    Egyptian political satirist, Bassem Youssef, who is often considered Egypt's version of The Daily Show star Jon Stewart, had his show al-Bernameg suspended mere minutes before going on air Friday. The show's channel, privately-owned CDC, said al-Bernameg  violated editorial policies and will remain suspended until the problem is solved. Last week, Egypt's public prosecutor ordered an investigation of the show after several viewers complained about a sketch in which Youssef joked about chocolate bars being made in the image of Egyptian Army general Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

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