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Olympic Games / China / Terrorism Threat / Iraq #899890

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 2008
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(Studio: David Muir) A threat against the Olympic Games in China from a Muslim terrorist group reported; Turkish Islamic Party video shown.

(Baghdad: Terry McCarthy) The fate of the Iraqi Olympic team that has been banned from the Beijing games examined; details given about Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's firing of the Olympic committee that violated the rules against political interference. [Former Iraq Olympic Committee secretary general Hussein al-AMIDI†- {thru reporter's translation} says the government made a mistake; states sport in Iraq is not based on sectarianism.] [Iraqi rowing team Hamza HUSSEIN†- {thru reporter's translation} reacts.]

(Studio: David Muir) The worsening of pollution in Beijing noted.

Muir, David;
McCarthy, Terry

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