MP Fouad Siniora gestures as he arrives at Dar al-Fatwa in Beirut, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Head of the Future bloc MP Fouad Siniora held talks in Cairo Monday with Egypt's Muslim and Christian spiritual leaders, on Islamic extremism, inter-Muslim relations, the growing Sunni-Shiite schism, and ties between Christians and Muslims.A statement issued by Siniora's office said the former prime minister met with Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayeb, the grand imam of the Al-Azhar Mosque, and agreed to set up a joint Lebanese-Egyptian committee to follow up on confronting the Muslim fundamentalism that is sweeping across parts of the Middle East, especially in Iraq and Syria.
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