Weekend Passport: How Bassem Yousef became “The Jon Stewart of Egypt”

Politicon 2017
Bassem Youssef attenda Politicon at The Pasadena Convention Center on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. Colin Young-Wolff / Invision/AP
Politicon 2017
Bassem Youssef attenda Politicon at The Pasadena Convention Center on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. Colin Young-Wolff / Invision/AP

Weekend Passport: How Bassem Yousef became “The Jon Stewart of Egypt”

On today’s Weekend Passport segment, Worldview sits down with renowned Egyptian comedian, Bassem Youssef. Known as the “Jon Stewart of Egypt”, Youssef hosted his satirical news program, El-Bernameg (The Show) from 2011 until 2014. Youssef is now a host of a new podcast called Re-Made in America. As always, our global citizen, Nari Safavi will also join us to give you a couple events to help you plan your international weekend!