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President’s eldest son, Mahmoud al-Sisi, sidelined from powerful intelligence position to diplomatic mission in Russia
The move seeks to alleviate growing tensions within the intelligence apparatus about his role
Ramadan 2019 TV: What watching has done to us
Fathi Elshekh, Hadeer El-Mahdawy, Heba El-Sherif, Isra Ezzeldin, Leila Arman, Mai Elwakil, Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira, Mostafa Mohie, Nawara Belal, Osman El Sharnoubi and Yasmine Zohdi | Mada has sacrificed some of its best journalists, sending them off to watch this year’s Ramadan TV
Is Watch iT worth it?
Islam Salah al-Din | The platform has now been made free, and unsatisfied subscribers can have their fees refunded
Sources: Egyptian intelligence issues order banning ministers from appearing on air until further notice
Ashraf Hakim | Current ministers will not be allowed to appear on air or conduct on-air phone interviews
Sources: Presidency gives Egyptian media orders not to cover CBS interview with Sisi
Sources say Egyptian media received orders to refrain from covering CBS interview with Sisi
An industry under threat: Ramadan 2019, brought to you by Egyptian Media Group
Mohamed al-Aswany | On the changing television landscape in Egypt and the state’s critical role in the ongoing shift
Anchor Lamis al-Hadidy’s absence from CBC show due to refusal to move to intelligence-owned channel
Lamis al-Hadidy has been held off screen because of CBC's and Hadidy’s refusal to move to ONtv
 
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Negotiations between Egyptian intelligence and Saudi minister over news channel launch suspended after Khashoggi killing
Sources: Head of DMC network dismissed, plans to launch DMC News scrapped
 
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