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A general view of a street in downtown Cairo, Egypt March 9, 2017. Picture taken March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany – RTX30OAU

Cairo – Egypt will once again send the Interpol a list of Muslim Brotherhood fugitive members currently residing in Qatar and Turkey calling for their arrest, according to a security source at the Egyptian Ministry of Interior.

Speaking to Middle East News Agency (MENA), the security source said that the list of fugitives includes several persons wanted in Egypt for criminal investigations or convicted in criminal cases.

The list includes Youssef el-Qaradawi, Wagdi Ghoneim, former investment minister Yehia Hamed, former prime minister Hesham Qandil, leading Gamaa Al-Islamiya figure Tarek el-Zomor, Qatari al-Jazeera presenter Ahmed Mansour and Brotherhood youth figure Ahmed el-Moghier.

The list also includes a number of political analysts and journalists: Mohamed el-Gawadi and Mohamed el-Qudoussi, Wael Kandil, Alaa Sadeq, Ramy Jan and Selim Azouz.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE presented Qatar with a 13-point list of demands, including that Doha hand over wanted individuals being harbored in Qatar.

The list of demands also includes cutting ties with Iran, severing all alleged ties with the Muslim Brotherhood and with other groups, shutting down al-Jazeera TV channel, closing a Turkish military base and scaling down ties with Iran as well as providing detailed information to the four countries on opposition figures from each of the countries who have received support from Qatar.