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Egypt / Exodus From Iraq and Kuwait #576929

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 25, 1990
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(Amman, Jordan: Garrick Utley) Unprecedented exodus of Arabs noted.

(Cairo: Rick Davis) Return of Egyptians, who fled from Kuwait and Iraq where they worked, featured; scenes shown from Cairo, Egypt. [Ushria AMHARA - describes reaction of Iraqis to their plight and of people left behind.] Egyptian labor as one of the nation's valued exports explained; details given of economic impact on Egypt of loss of money earned in Kuwait and Iraq. [Sociologist Mohamed Saed AHMED - says Egyptians need opportunities elsewhere in the Arab world.]

(Amman, Jordan: Garrick Utley) Sending home of money to Philippines, India and other nations by workers in the Persian Gulf oil region noted.

Davis, Rick;
Utley, Garrick

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