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(FILES) -- File picture dated May 2, 2007 shows Lebanese Sunni Islamic preacher Fathi Yakan speaking to reporters after his meeting with Syrian Vice President Faruq al-Shara in Damascus. Yakan, 77, who has been ill died on June 13, 2009 at a hospital in Beirut. Yakan, who was elected MP in 1992, established the 'Jamaa Islamiya' group in Lebanon in the early 1960s. AFP PHOTO/LOUAI BESHARA (Photo credit should read LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

(FILES) -- File picture dated May 2, 2007 shows Lebanese Sunni Islamic preacher Fathi Yakan speaking to reporters after his meeting with Syrian Vice President Faruq al-Shara in Damascus. Yakan, 77, who has been ill died on June 13, 2009 at a hospital in Beirut. Yakan, who was elected MP in 1992, established the 'Jamaa Islamiya' group in Lebanon in the early 1960s.  AFP PHOTO/LOUAI BESHARA (Photo credit should read LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)