Egyptian court orders Mubarak freed as crisis bleeds into 6th day
Posted: August 20, 2013 at 5:16 a.m.
CAIRO — A court in Egypt has ordered that former President Hosni Mubarak, who has been detained on a variety of charges since his ouster in 2011, should be set free, according to state media and security officials Monday. It remained possible, however, that authorities would find a way to keep him in detention and his release did not appear imminent.
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