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Richard Engel, the freelance news correspondent who covered the war entirely from Baghdad for ABC News, has been hired by NBC News. A fluent Arabic speaker, Engel, 29, will work out of the new NBC News Baghdad bureau initially, covering assignments in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.

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