Al Jazeera’s Egyptian television channel is among four stations ordered to cease broadcasting by Egyptian authorities, which said they were operated illegally, the state news agency reported.
Tuesday’s court order follows a crackdown on television stations which are seen as being supportive of the deposed president, Mohammed Morsi, and his affiliated Muslim Brotherhood organisation.
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Government officials have called the broadcasts of Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr a national threat, saying it operated without a permit and accusing it of spreading rumours.
The station extensively covered Brotherhood protests after the July 3 military coup that toppled Morsi.
Al Jazeera has always denied taking sides and maintains its coverage is fair and balanced.
On Monday, Egyptian authorities deported three members of a TV crew working for Al Jazeera English, the sister channel of Mubasher, after they were detained for nearly a week and accused of working illegally.
The three other stations closed include a channel affiliated with the Palestinian group Hamas, a network based in Jordan and another affiliated with the Brotherhood.
Al-Jazeera’s local offices were raided after Morsi was deposed, and 28 staffers were detained. They were later released.
However, two Mubasher journalists remain detained by Egyptian authorities.