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Middle East / Egypt / An Opposition #783712

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 17, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The significance of Egypt's sending an ambassador to Israel noted.

(Cairo: Dan Harris) The announcement from Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak that he will allow other candidates to run against him featured; scenes shown of a political demonstration in Cairo; details given about the significance of these trends towards democracy. [At rally, opposition figure Ayman NOUR†† - {thru reporter's translation} declares he is a candidate for president.] [Today, NOUR - thanks Mubarak.] [Muslim Brotherhood Essam ELERIAN†- says Mubarak will choose who can run against him.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Harris, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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