A man pushes a cart as he walks past residential buildings in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 21, 2015. (REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser)
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Saudi Arabia is revamping its education curriculum to eradicate any trace of Muslim Brotherhood influence and will dismiss anyone working in the sector who sympathizes with the banned group, the education minister said.In September, a large Saudi public university announced it would dismiss employees suspected of ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.Brotherhood members fleeing repression in Egypt, Syria and Iraq half a century ago took shelter in Saudi Arabia, some taking up roles in the kingdom's education system and helping to establish the Sahwa or "Awakening" movement which agitated in the 1990s for democracy.
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