Mubarak's health 'deteriorates'

Egypt's state news agency is reporting that the health of former president Hosni Mubarak has deteriorated and he has been transfered from prison in Cairo to a military hospital. He was sentenced to life in jail on Sunday.

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Egypt prosecutor appeals Mubarak verdicts

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison at a court in Cairo yesterday. Credit: Reuters

Egypt's general prosecutor lodged an appeal against verdicts in the trial of former leader Hosni Mubarak, his sons and senior security officials, state television reported on Sunday.

Nile News channel carried the prosecutor's decision in a short screen caption, without providing details.

Young Egyptians storm Shafiq HQ

Egypt's Al-Ahram news website reports that dozens of young Egyptians stormed into the campaign headquarters of presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq for the Fayoum area south of Cairo on Sunday.

Tens of young Egyptians stormed into the headquarters of presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq in Fayoum destroying all the contents of the headquarters including furniture and computer devices.

– Al-Ahram online

It was the second attack on Shafiq's headquarters in few days.

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Protesters shout anti-Mubarak chants at Tahrir square

Thousands gather at Tahrir square against Mubarak verdict

A judge verdict sentencing former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak to life in prison and acquitting his sons and senior police officials from charges of corruption and killing protesters has triggered mass protests across Egypt, reuniting revolutionary forces in iconic Tahrir square.

Reuters reported that protesters were chanting: "We are done with talk, we want an execution" at the square.

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