December 24, 2014 – Aljazeera the Qatari owned cable network television has announced that it is suspending further broadcast of Mubasher Misr (Live Egypt) pending when it is able to obtain necessary permit to broadcast from Egypt.
The Egyptian authorities had accused the channel of serving as the mouthpiece of the Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The channel presented reports live from Egypt during the uprising but the authority viewed the channel as working for Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood.
A presenter on Mubasher Misr had announced that it was stopping broadcasts “temporarily until the preparation of suitable circumstances in Cairo, that is, after obtaining the necessary permits in co-ordination with the Egyptian authorities”.
Al-Jazeera said it would incorporate Mubasher Misr into a new regional offering.