Interior Minister closes pro-Morsy channels

In the first decision after President Mohamed Morsy's ouster, Egyptian Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim on Wednesday shut down three main three main pro-Morsy channels.

Al-Masry Al-Youm reported that the minister had taken the decision to close all "religious channels," namely the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Misr 25, the Salfi oriented Al-Nas and Al-Hafez channels.

Al-Arabiya chanel quoted Gehad El-Haddad, Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson, as saying transmission of Misr 25 channel had stopped.

The last images reportedly broadcast on Misr 25 were of the army statement that ultimately paved the way for its closure.