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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 file photo, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef poses during an interview with The Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt. On Saturday, April, 19, 2014, the Saudi-owned television network Middle East Broadcasting Center says the top Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef will be off the air until after the Egyptian presidential elections to avoid influencing voters. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 file photo, Egyptian Satirist Bassem Youssef speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt. A Saudi-owned satellite network said on Saturday, March 8, 2014, that the signal of its Egyptian affiliate deliberately was jammed while it aired the country's top satirical program, Bassem Youssef's show, called "The Program" in Arabic. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)

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FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt. Youssef was back on air on Friday, Feb. 7, true to his style of mocking the euphoria gripping Egyptians surrounding the country's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who is widely expected to run for president. Private broadcaster CBC had suspended Youssef's show last fall after the season's first episode, but he returned on a different broadcaster. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)

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FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, Egyptian Satirist Bassem Youssef speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt. Youssef was back on air on Friday, Feb. 7, true to his style of mocking the euphoria gripping Egyptians surrounding the country's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who is widely expected to run for president. Private broadcaster CBC had suspended Youssef's show last fall after the season's first episode, but he returned on a different broadcaster. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)

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A man walks outside Egyptian Satirist Bassem Youssef's studio in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Youssef, often compared to U.S. comedian Jon Stewart, says his team will bring back its popular television show poking fun at politics in a country still beset by turmoil following a July military coup. However, he acknowledged the challenges facing him and others in Egypt now in an interview with The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

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Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Youssef, often compared to U.S. comedian Jon Stewart, says his team will bring back its popular television show poking fun at politics in a country still beset by turmoil following a July military coup. However, he acknowledged the challenges facing him and others in Egypt now in an interview with The Associated Press. (AP Photo / Nariman El-Mofty)

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Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef poses for a photograph at his studio in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Youssef, often compared to U.S. comedian Jon Stewart, says his team will bring back its popular television show poking fun at politics in a country still beset by turmoil following a July military coup. However, he acknowledged the challenges facing him and others in Egypt now in an interview with The Associated Press. (AP Photo / Nariman El-Mofty)