Basem Youssef returns to the Arab screens from the Saudi “Al Sharq” portal – Saudi News


The Saudi “Al Sharq News” channel announced the return of Egyptian journalist Bassem Youssef to Arab TV screens, and said in a statement issued (Wednesday): “As of today, the audience in the region will be able to experience global economic coverage on the channel and its digital platforms while analyzing developments as they happen. ».Earlier, the channel revealed its list of distinguished broadcasters, including Bassem Youssef, Moataz Al-Demerdash, Zeina Al-Yazji, Rasha Al-Khatib, Saad Zaghloul, Mohamed Fathy and others. In turn, the Saudi Research and Marketing Group recently announced the launch of the channel, which it described as a new multi-platform Arabic news service, which will provide daily coverage around the clock to recipients in the Middle East and the world.

It is noteworthy that Bassem Youssef, born in Cairo in 1974, a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, worked as a surgeon for a period of time, before heading to writing, production and media criticism, then presented the satirical news program program in the period from 2011-2014, while the world press compares him to the American comedian John Stewart who His show “The Daily Show” inspired Youssef to start his career.


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