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Mubarak in ‘full coma,’ Egyptian government says

Lawyer Fareed El Deeb said a prosecutor had denied his request to transfer Mubarak from prison to a military hospital. El Deeb said he was appealing that decision, arguing that the prison hospital was poorly equipped to handle Mubarak’s care.


By the CNN Wire Staff


Cairo (CNN) — Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was in a coma Monday in a Cairo prison hospital, a spokesman for the country’s Interior Ministry said.

“Mubarak entered today into full coma. His two sons Gamal and Alaa submitted a request to the prison authority to move beside him and it has been accepted,” ministry spokesman Alaa Mahmoud said. Continue Reading »

Egypt’s Mubarak sentenced to life in prison

Former Egyptian president found guilty of ordering killing of protesters during uprising that swept him from power; former interior minister also receives life sentence.

CAIRO – Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison on Saturday for ordering the killing of protesters during the uprising that swept him from power last year.

Presiding judge Ahmed Refaat also sentenced his former interior minister, Habib el-Adli, to life in prison on the same charge.

Mubarak was wheeled into court on a hospital gurney to hear the verdict in his trial on charges of graft and complicity in the killings of protesters during the uprising that ended his 30-year rule.

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