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Prosecutor General to issue statement on Mubarak’s status

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: A decision on the status of ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s detention is expected this week after he completes 45 days, the maximum period for remanding a defendant in custody pending investigations According to the law, the 45 days cannot be extended without a ruling from the criminal court. If the defendant isn’t …

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Thousands protest rumored Mubarak amnesty, chant against Tantawi

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: A few thousand protesters in Tahrir Square and in Maspero protested Friday against rumors that the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) may grant amnesty to ousted president Mubarak and his family. The SCAF had denied in an official communiqué number 54 published on its Facebook page Wednesday, and in …

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Egypt orders Mubarak detention in wealth probe

CAIRO: Authorities on Friday ordered ousted president Hosni Mubarak to be held in detention for 15 days on charges he abused his position to illegally acquire wealth, the official MENA news agency said. Essam al-Gohari, who heads the Illicit Gains Authority, "has ordered the detention of former president Hosni Mubarak for 15 days following questioning …

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Prosecutor extends Mubarak detention

CAIRO: The prosecutor general has extended the detention of ousted president Hosni Mubarak another 15 days, a judicial source said on Tuesday. Medical sources said his health has deteriorated. Mubarak, ousted from power on Feb. 11 after three decades in office, is being questioned as part of investigations into the killing of protesters and embezzlement …

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Prosecutor extends Mubarak detention

CAIRO: The prosecutor general has extended the detention of former president Hosni Mubarak by 15 days, a judicial source said on Tuesday. Mubarak, ousted from power on Feb. 11 after three decades in office, is being questioned as part of investigations into the killing of protesters and embezzlement of public funds. He has denied wrongdoing. …

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Mubarak to be moved to military hospital

CAIRO: Egypt’s state prosecutor on Sunday ordered ex-president Hosni Mubarak’s transfer to a military hospital after a medical exam showed his health was stable enough for the move. The move would be temporary until preparations are completed at a Cairo prison hospital for the former strongman, who is under detention in a Red Sea resort …

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Mubarak detained for further 15 days: MENA

CAIRO: Egypt’s state prosecutor has renewed the detention of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak for another 15 days amid a probe into a deadly crackdown on protesters and corruption, MENA news agency said Friday. Mubarak, who was forced to resign in February after mass protests, was first remanded into preventive custody for 15 days on April …

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Prison mulled for Mubarak, health ‘unstable’

CAIRO: The Prosecutor General on Thursday mulled sending Hosni Mubarak to jail or to a prison hospital as reports emerged the ousted president’s health is "unstable". Egypt’s public prosecutor Abdel Magid Mahmoud has ordered a medical team to head to Sharm El-Sheikh where Mubarak is under arrest in hospital to "establish his latest health condition …

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Will Egypt’s former ruler Mubarak ever face trial?

By Miral Fahmy / Reuters CAIRO: An authoritarian leader is forced to resign after protests against his corruption-tainted rule. He is charged with graft and murder, but ill health stalls his interrogation. He dies before he is put on trial. The fate of Indonesia’s President Suharto, who died 10 years after mass demonstrations swept him from …

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Mubarak being investigated, no court date set

CAIRO: Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his sons are still under investigation and no date has been set for a court appearance for questioning, a legal source said on Thursday. State television had said on Wednesday that the former president and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, had been summoned to appear before a …

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Pressure mounts for Mubarak trial

By Christophe de Roquefeuil / AFP CAIRO: Two months after he was ousted, president Hosni Mubarak was facing Monday increasing pressure to be brought to justice over alleged corruption and violence against protesters. On Sunday, the public prosecutor said Mubarak and his two sons would be questioned, after the broadcast of an audio tape in which …

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Prosecutor General denies Mubarak travel claims

By AFP CAIRO: Egypt’s Prosecutor General on Thursday denied reports claiming toppled president Hosni Mubarak and his family were in Saudi Arabia, insisting they were still in an Egyptian Red Sea resort. “There is no truth to what was reported [on Wednesday] that former president Hosni Mubarak and his family are currently out of the …

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