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MBC Masr

MBC Masr was launched in 2012. One of the leading satellite channels in Egypt since its inception, it is one of the country’s most popular channels alongside its sister channels MBC and MBC Masr 2.

A private Arabic-language channel, it provides free content, mainly entertainment and current affairs. In 2014, the channel has been hosting the El Bernameg show of comedian Bassem Youssef (that CBC dropped in November 2013), only to drop it as well.

Its board is headed by owner Walid Al Ibrahim, one of the wealthiest Saudi Arabian businessmen. Mohamed Abdel Motaal is the Director General of MBC network. As such, he heads MBC Masr.

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National

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MBC Group (Middle East Broadcasting Center)

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Founding Year

2012

Founder

Waleed Al-Ibrahim, is one of the most prominent well off Saudi figures. He is the owner of MBC group and Al Arabiya news channel. Walid Al Ibrahim is the brother of Al-Jawhara bint Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz Al Ibrahim, widow of the late King Fahd Bin Abdul

Ceo

Walid Al-Ibrahim, see above.

Editor-In-Chief

Mohamed Abdel Motaal (General Manager), is an Egyptian media professional. He has launched and developped 13 state-owned and private channels and played a great role in launching specialized radio and TV stations for the State. He also contributed to the

Contact

6th Of October Road, inside Madient Al Entag Al Alamy

6th of October City, Giza Governorate

Phone : +20 109 322 4519

www.mbc.net/ar/mbc-maser.html

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