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Mubarak appears in court

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak today returned to court to face a retrial on charges of complicity in the murder of protesters during the country's 2011 uprising. After a three-hour court session, the retrial was adjourned until 8 June.

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Date set for Hosni Mubarak retrial

Hosni Mubarak has appealed against a life sentence. Credit: Amr Dalsh / Reuters

A retrial of Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak has been set for 13 April, the country’s appeal's court has decided.

A retrial was ordered earlier this year after a court accepted his appeal against the life sentence for his role in the deaths of protesters in 2011.

Mubarak, former interior minister Habib al-Adly and six top security chiefs will be retried.

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