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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 awaits verdict of landmark trial

Hosni Mubarak in February 2011 before he ceded power. Credit: Reuters

Ousted former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is due to face a verdict today and will learn whether or not he has been found guilty of conspiracy in the killing of protesters during last year's uprising.

A Cairo court will decide if Mr Mubarak, his former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly and four aides, ordered police to shoot demonstrators.

All six deny the charges and could face the death penalty if convicted.

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