Egypt detains state TV host in latest crackdown on media

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Authorities briefly detain pro-state TV host accused of insulting police

Egyptian authorities briefly detained a pro-government TV talkshow host accused of insulting the police, in the latest example of an intensifying crackdown on media ahead of the country’s presidential elections.

Egypt’s interior ministry filed a complaint against Khairy Ramadan, a longstanding supporter of the government, leading him to turn himself in to investigators over the weekend.

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