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DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, official Saudi television reported citing a statement by the Interior Ministry.
The kingdom has also designated Nusra Front and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, whose fighters are battling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as terrorist organisations.
The decree was earlier reported on Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television.
(Reporting by Rania El Gamal; Editing by Alison Williams)
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