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Egypt seeks Interpol help to arrest 30 ‘terrorists’ living in Qatar

Interpol headquarters [File photo]
Interpol headquarters [File photo]

Egypt is seeking help from Interpol to arrest 30 “terrorists” living in Qatar, Sky News has reported. An unnamed official said on Monday that the foreign minister and justice ministry have been reviewing a list of the alleged terrorists; some live in other countries apart from Qatar.

There are 40 names on the list, said the official, including 30 senior Muslim Brotherhood officials who are accused of being involved in terrorist acts. The Brotherhood group all live in the Gulf State.

Read: Saudi, UAE add Qaradawi to ‘terror list’

Prominent Muslim scholar Shaikh Yousef Al-Qaradawi, is on the list, as is the leader of the Islamic Group in Egypt, Tareq Al-Zomar, Asem Abdel Majed and Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour. The “terrorists” include Egyptians living in Britain.

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On Thursday, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain issued a blacklist of alleged “terrorists” that included 59 people living in Qatar and 12 organisations supported by Qatar, including Al-Jazeera news network and the highly respected Qatar Charity, which is a UN partner in relief work around the world.

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