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Middle East / Uprisings #994414

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 25, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Amman: Ron Allen) The protests in the Middle East updated; scenes shown from Syria where President Bashir al-Assad††’s forces opened fire on demonstrators in Dara’a, crowds in Yemen demanding that President Ali Abdullah Saleh†† step down, and clashes in Jordan between supporters and opponents of King Abdullah; photo shown of Secretary of Defense Robert Gates with King Abdullah. ["New York Times" Nicholas KRISTOF†- says the only way Assad can stay in power is by being brutal.] [Voice of “Yemen Post” Hakim ALMASMARI†- says Saleh will step down or we could see a civil war.]

Holt, Lester;
Allen, Ron

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