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  8/3/2012, Av 15, 5772

Egyptian Court Orders Detention of Mubarak's Sons

An Egyptian court ordered, Thursday, that the sons of former president Hosni Mubarak, Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, to be held in connection with the corruption case against former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq.

Shafiq is accused of selling land to the younger Mubaraks for less than the market price, according to state media. The Mubaraks are already being held in connection with other corruption cases.