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Egypt Takes Leading Role in Mideast Conflict

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Egypt Takes Leading Role in Mideast Conflict

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Egypt Takes Leading Role in Mideast Conflict

Egypt Takes Leading Role in Mideast Conflict

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Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia meets with Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo. Discussions focus on Egypt's plans to train Palestinian security forces to avert a power vacuum in the Gaza Strip once Israeli settlers and soldiers pull out. It's the latest sign of Egypt's stepped-up involvement in the Middle East conflict. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports.

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