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Court in Egypt clears Mubarak over 2011 killings

A court in Cairo has cleared former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak of conspiring to kill protesters during the 2011 uprising against his rule.

Hosni Mubarak
Hosni Mubarak

The courtroom erupted in cheers when the judge concluded Mubarak’s retrial by dismissing the charges which relate to the deaths of hundreds of people.

He was also cleared of a corruption charge involving gas exports to Israel.

Mubarak, 86, is serving a separate three-year sentence for embezzlement of public funds. BBC

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