The International Islamic News Agency is reporting that the Secretary General of the Muslim World League (MWL) Dr. Abdullah Al Turki recently met with Muslim Brotherhood leader Dr. Esam Al-Basheer for the second time in the last three months. According to the report:
They reviewed issues of mutual interest including cooperation for preparation of books which clarify the principles of moderation in Islam and other related topics. Dr. Al-Basheer reiterated the keenness of the center on cooperation with the MWL in spreading the true message of Islam.
Dr. Basheer (aka Issam El-Bashir) was identified in the report as the Secretary General of the Kuwait-based International Center for Moderation and has a previous post has discussed when he and Dr. Al-Turki met in September, the International center for Moderation has recently held a number of conferences that included many global Muslim Brotherhood leaders. Dr. Basheer has held numerous positions associated with the global Muslim Brotherhood including as a former director of the UK charity Islamic Relief, a member of the European Council for Fatwa and Research, and as a former Minister of Religious Affairs in the political party of Hassan Al-Turabi, formerly closely tied to the Brotherhood. The Muslim World League was established in 1962 as a means for the propagation of Saudi “Wahabbi” Islam.