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Egypt’s Mubarak sent back to prison from hospital

Mubarak, sentenced to life in prison over the killing of protesters in the uprising that ended his rule, was shifted from the medical wing of Tora prison to a military hospital last month following reports of a deterioration in his health.

July 17, 2012 11:08
Egypt presidential eclections

Egypt’s two contenders for president vie for votes

First-round results expected by Tuesday; Early tallies favour Islamist and Mubarak associate; Brotherhood seeks broad alliance against Shafiq; Stock market drops on fear of polarising runoff.

May 27, 2012 5:18
Egypt revolt-Ahmed Shafiq

Islamist and ex-PM vie for mantle of Egypt’s revolt

Islamist Mursi and Mubarak's PM Shafiq topped first round; Each side claims to be champion of anti-Mubarak revolution; Leftist candidate challenges outcome

May 27, 2012 11:44
Egyptian elections

Egyptians back at the polls to pick president

First free presidential election in Egypt's history; Outcome may be clear before official results on Tuesday; second round in June if there’s no outright winner

May 24, 2012 2:32