File - Al-Jamaa official Bassam Hammoud speaks during an interview in the port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Thursday, May 17, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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The Future Movement and the Lebanese branch of the Muslim Brotherhood are in the process of re-examining ties in a bid to keep Lebanon at bay from a regional campaign against the Islamist group, sources told The Daily Star.An upcoming Future Movement report will recommend maintaining ties with Al-Jamaa al-Islamiya and distancing Lebanon from a decision by Egypt and Saudi Arabia labeling the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, a source involved in the drafting of the report told The Daily Star. The report, which will be debated within the Future Movement before being referred to the party's General Secretariat, will recommend that the Future Movement not end its links with Jamaa.
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