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Richard Engel Recounts His Harrowing Kidnapping And Escape From Syria

As Nicole already noted here, Richard Engel and his crew were captured and kidnapped in Syria and thankfully released earlier this week after five days in captivity, before they were eventually rescued. Engel joined Rachel Maddow on her show this Friday and relayed the details of their ordeal.

NBC Chief Freed After Syria Kidnapping

After being held captive for five days in Syria, NBC's Richard Engel and his team recount being ambushed, blindfolded and traumatized before being freed at a checkpoint.

NBC News: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Will Step Down

Several sources told NBC News that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down Friday. Al Jazeera reported that Egyptian army officials said that protesters "demands will be met." The supreme council of armed forces was meeting to discuss the