Saudi lists Brotherhood as 'terror' group

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Copy of Copy of GHA011_EGYPT-PROTEST-_1129_11 REUTERS FILE PHOTO: Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi shout slogans and throw stones in front of riot police. Photo: Reuters

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia on Friday listed the Muslim Brotherhood of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi as a terrorist organisation, along with Syria's two main jihadist groups, according to Al-Arabiya television network.

The jihadists listed are Al-Nusra Front, which is Al-Qaeda's official Syrian affiliate, and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a rogue group fighting in both Syria and Iraq.


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