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        8/31/2012, Elul 13, 5772

      Shafiq: I'll Return to Egypt Even if they Arrest Me

      Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafiq said, Thursday, that he would return to Egypt, even though he is likely to be arrested at the airport because of the corruption investigation currently under way against him.

      Interviewed by Sky News in Arabic in Dubai, Shafiq - who lost the presidential election to Mohammed Morsi - said, "I'll return to Egypt when the time is right for me."