An Egyptian court will review a petition for the release of deposed President Hosni Mubarak later today, judicial sources have told Reuters.
His lawyer told ITV News that all charges had been dropped and that Mr Mubarak could walk free in the next few days, if the court upholds the petition.
The longstanding leader has been in custody since his overthrow in 2011 charged with various counts of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters.
Reuters reports that he still faces the prospect of a retrial for the latter accusation.
More top news
Northern and eastern areas will see a touch of frost at first, but most places will see sunshine.
The prince will meet the country's indigenous people on the penultimate day of his tour of the West Indies.
The University of Colorado said it is also terminating Dr Michelle Herren's non-paid medical faculty appointment.