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  Nissan 14, 5773 , 25/03/13

Mubarak May be Released from Prison Soon

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may be released from prison in three weeks’ time, the country’s Justice Minister Ahmed Mekki said on Sunday. Mubarak's conviction over his responsibility for the murder of demonstrators in Tahrir Square in 2011 was overturned two months ago, and a date for a new trial has been set. Mubarak will be released only if no new charges brought against him, said Mekki.

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