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In Egypt, Mubarak verdict signals return of old order

Gaber Sayyed lost the use of his legs when an armoured police vehicle crushed them during the 2011 uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule and ignited hopes for a new era of freedom and accountability. Almost four yea

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Egypt's public prosecutor appeals Mubarak verdict

Egypt's public prosecutor ordered an appeal on Tuesday against a court decision to drop charges against former president Hosni Mubarak, his interior minister and six aides over the killing of protesters in a 2011 uprising. Mub

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Court drops case against Mubarak over 2011 protester deaths

An Egyptian court on Saturday dropped its case against ousted President Hosni Mubarak, his interior minister and six aides on charges of ordering the killing of protesters during the 2011 revolt that removed him from power. The co

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Egypt's Mubarak denies ordering killing of protesters

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak denied in court on Wednesday ordering the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his 30-year rule. Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for complicity in the deaths o

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Mubarak sentenced to three years in jail

An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on charges of stealing public funds. "He should have treated people close and far from him equally," said Judge Osama Shahe

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Mubarak-era leaders banned from contesting elections

An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned the leaders of former president Hosni Mubarak's National Democratic Party from running in any coming elections, the court judge said. Judge Karim Hazem did not specify the number, names or t

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Egypt allocates $1.44bn for low-cost housing

Egypt's central bank has said that it would allocate 10 billion Egyptian pounds ($1.44 billion) for low-cost housing projects, one of the demands in protests that led to the ouster of autocratic President Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

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Court ruling paves way for Mubarak aide's return

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik may soon be free to return home from self-imposed exile and perhaps to make a political comeback after courts on Thursday acquitted him in one corruption case and shelved another. Judici

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'Trial of two regimes' in Egypt

Three leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the movement's former arch-foe Hosni Mubarak faced separate trials on Sunday on similar charges of involvement in the killing of protesters.   With Egypt no

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Constitutional tweaks may revive Mubarak-era voting

Changes suggested by Egypt's army-backed rulers would scrap Islamic additions to a constitution forced through under deposed President Mohamed Mursi and revive a voting system dating back to his predecessor Hosni Mubarak. Isla

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