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Egypt to put ex-leader Mubarak under house arrest

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  • An Egyptian court has ordered the release of ex-President Hosni Mubarak, but it's not immediately clear whether the prosecutors will appeal the order.

      An Egyptian court has ordered the release of ex-President Hosni Mubarak, but it's not immediately clear whether the prosecutors will appeal the order.
    associated press/March 2010

 
Associated Press

Egypt's prime minister ordered wednesday that deposed autocrat hosni mubarak be placed under house arrest after he's released from prison following more than two years in detention. the announcement came hours after a court ordered mubarak be released for the first time since he was first detained in april 2011, a move threatening to further stoke tension in a deeply divided egypt.

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