Middle East

  • Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak waves during a court hearing while his son Gamal  (left) sits next to him, in Cairo, May 21, 2014.
  • Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak sits next to his son Alaa (right) inside a dock at the police academy, on the outskirts of Cairo, May 21, 2014.
  • Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak sits next to his son Gamal (left) inside a dock at the police academy on the outskirts of Cairo, May 21, 2014.
  • Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, sits in a defendant cage with protective glass along side his son Alaa (right) during a court hearing in Cairo, May 21, 2014.
  • Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak sits in the defendant cage as he listens to his son Gamal (left) during a court hearing in Cairo, Egypt, May 21, 2014.

Egyptian Court Convicts Mubarak of Embezzlement

Published May 21, 2014

An Egyptian court on Wednesday, May 21 sentenced Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on charges of stealing public funds. His sons were sentenced to four years in jail on the same charges.


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