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Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud el-Zomor is released

Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Former Egyptian Lieutenant Colonel Abboud el-Zomor (C) and his cousin Tarek el-Zomor (R) hold up their hands in celebration shortly after their release from prison in Cairo, Egypt.
Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Freed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud el-Zomor gestures upon his release from Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, March 12, 2011.
Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Abboud el-Zomor speaks to the media being released from Liman Tora Prison at Helwan, south of Cairo.
Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Abboud el-Zomor speaks to the media being released from Liman Tora Prison at Helwan, south of Cairo.
Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Abboud el-Zomor speaks to the media being released from Liman Tora Prison at Helwan, south of Cairo.
Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Abboud el-Zomor speaks to the media being released from Liman Tora Prison at Helwan, south of Cairo, March 12, 2011.
Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Aboud el-Zomor aunt (R) & his wife Om-Al Hitham waiting him out of Liman Tora Prison at Helwan, south of Cairo, March 12, 2011.
Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Tarek el-Zomor speaks to the media being released from Liman Tora Prison at Helwan, south of Cairo, March 12, 2011.
Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
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Tarek el-Zomor speaks to the media being released from Liman Tora Prison at Helwan, south of Cairo, March 12, 2011.
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Freed Islamic Jihad group member Tarek el-Zomor, center, as he is received by his wife, left, and his daughter, right, upon his release from Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, March 12, 2011.
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released
  • Jailed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud elZomor is released

Abboud el-Zomor speaks to the media after being released from Liman Tora Prison at Helwan, south of Cairo, Egypt. 12/03/2011

Freed Islamic Jihad group member Abboud el-Zomor gestures upon his release from Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, March 12, 2011.

Egypt's military rulers on Thursday ordered the release of two cousins jailed for their role in the assassination of then-president Anwar Sadat in 1981. Abboud and Tarek el-Zomor served multiple sentences for their role in the shooting of Sadat during a Cairo military parade.

They were convicted in 1984 of plotting the assassination and of belonging to the outlawed Islamic Jihad group — but not of actually killing Sadat

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