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Sources close to Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk denied media reports that Machnouk had promised a delegation of Muslim Scholars to secure the release of Sheikh Hussam al-Sabbagh within 48 hours.The sources, speaking to Al-Mustaqbal, said Machnouk has not met anyone from the Muslim Scholars Committee since Sabbagh's arrest Sunday. Separately, efforts by Health Minister Wael Abu Faour failed to restart talks between Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil and Future Movement official Nader Hariri, well-informed sources told AL-Joumhouria.
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