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Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef released on bail

The popular Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has been released on bail, after questioning by prosecutors over allegations he insulted Islam and President Mohammed Morsi.

He was ordered to pay 15,000 Egyptian pounds ($2,190; £1,440), a day after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Mr Youssef has faced several complaints over his show El Bernameg ,which satirises many public figures.

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