Mubarak to be retried over killings

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Published: Thursday 4th June 2015 by The News Editor

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Egypt’s highest appeals court has ordered the retrial of Hosni Mubarak on charges that he failed to stop the killing of hundreds of protesters during the uprising that ended his 29-year rule.

The ruling set November 5 as the date for the start of the ousted president’s new trial.

Mubarak has been held in detention in a number of hospitals since his arrest in April 2011.

The 86-year-old, who is in poor health, now resides at a Nile-side military hospital in a leafy suburb just south of Cairo.

Published: Thursday 4th June 2015 by The News Editor

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