Alaa Mubarak

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jun 19th, 2012
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Egyptian officials given the task of recovering billions of dollars believed to have been stolen from the public purse during the Mubarak era are calling on other countries to deliver the help they promised. After a trip to London, where some £85m ($132m) of assets remains frozen, they complain that ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 19th, 2012
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Cairo – Civilian courts have no authority to hear corruption charges against ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak because he reverted to his former military rank when he quit, his defence lawyer Farid al-Deeb said on Thursday. Deeb cited a law adopted in 1979, during the presidency of Mubara...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 17th, 2012
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Mr Mubarak’s accusers had no evidence he ordered troops to open fire on protesters during the demonstrations against his rule early last year, the lawyer, Farid el-Deeb, said. With Mr Mubarak, 83, strapped to a hospital bed in court listening, as he did throughout the prosecution case, Mr Deeb ...
By benim
In Egypt
Jan 2nd, 2012
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Cairo – Egypt’s fallen dictator Hosni Mubarak was wheeled into court on a stretcher as his trial for the deaths of protesters resumed on Monday, live footage broadcast by state television showed. Mubarak, 83, is being treated in a military hospital for a heart condition between sessions o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 28th, 2011
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Cairo – The murder trial of Egyptian ex-president Hosni Mubarak resumes on Wednesday after a three-month hiatus that saw the ousted strongman’s fate eclipsed by deadly clashes and an Islamist election victory. An ailing Mubarak, 83, risks the death sentence if he is found to have been com...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 28th, 2011
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Ahmed Shafiq, a former Egyptian air force commander and close associate of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak, said on Thursday he planned to stand in the country’s presidential elections, insisting that experience was more important than background. Mubarak appointed Shafiq as prime minister as an up...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 17th, 2011
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Cairo – A senior Egyptian Justice Ministry official says ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s two sons have an estimated $340 million in Swiss bank accounts. Assem al-Gohary says Swiss authorities are investigating whether one of the sons, Alaa, was involved in money laundering along with oth...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 7th, 2011
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Cairo – Egyptian football fans clashed with police in a Cairo stadium late on Tuesday, injuring nearly 80 people, after they chanted slogans against ousted president Hosni Mubarak and torched dozens of cars. The trouble started when supporters of the Al-Ahly football club chanted slogans agains...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 6th, 2011
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Cairo – Ex-president Hosni Mubarak came out well from his third appearance at trial without being implicated by witnesses in firing at protesters during the revolt against him, Egyptian media said on Tuesday. “The prosecution witnesses turned into defence witnesses,” ran the front-p...
By benim
In Egypt
Aug 5th, 2011
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Many Egyptians struggled with torn emotions on Thursday as they reviewed images splashed over newspapers and repeated on television of their octogenarian former president, a day after he went on trial following 30 years at the helm. “Mubarak in the cage … Now the revolution has succeeded,...