Iran Extradites Muslim Brotherhood Leader to Egypt

(Jerusalem Post)Joseph Nasr - The head of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, Mustafa Hamza, who planned an attempt to assassinate President Mubarak in Addis Ababa in June 1995, was handed over to Egypt by Iran, the London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayat reported Sunday. In exchange for Hamza's extradition, Tehran will be allowed to set up cultural centers in Egypt. Egypt also vowed to use its diplomatic channels with the U.S. to improve Iran's image with Washington.

2004-12-06 00:00:00

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