U.S. folds in 'Twitter War' over 'Egyptian Jon Stewart'
Bassam Youssef, who is regarded as Egypt's most popular comedian, was arrested and interrogated by the police several days ago on the claim that his program's comedy routines were an insult to President Morsi and Islam.
The Twitter crisis that erupted recently between Egypt and the United States over the arrest of Egyptian comedian Bassam Youssef has ended with unprecedented American capitulation. After a day of diplomatic pressure and the trading of...
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