Osama Dates Host Liane Hansen speaks with New York Times Middle East correspondent Neil MacFarquhar . In his "Cairo Journal" this past week, he described the scene and the mood of the Cairo markets, where vendors sell dates with pet names such as "Saddam Hussein's Weapons of Mass Destruction," "Bush-Sharon" and "Osama bin Laden." (2:54)

Osama Dates

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Host Liane Hansen speaks with New York Times Middle East correspondent Neil MacFarquhar . In his "Cairo Journal" this past week, he described the scene and the mood of the Cairo markets, where vendors sell dates with pet names such as "Saddam Hussein's Weapons of Mass Destruction," "Bush-Sharon" and "Osama bin Laden." (2:54)

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