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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 vote candidate says 'no one is above the law'

Egypt's Ahmed Shafiq, a former military man who will compete with the Muslim Brotherhood in a run-off presidential vote this month, said the jailing of Hosni Mubarak proved no one was above the law.

Responding to critics who say Shafiq, who was also Mubarak's last prime minister, would revive the old order he said:

We do not have a right to comment on judicial rulings but this verdict indicates that no one is above questioning if the law requires. Those rulings certainly disprove any claims that a presidential candidate can reproduce a ruling system that has ended.

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