Tuesday 25 February 2020 - 13:52

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Dies at 91

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Dies at 91
Mubarak had entered the intensive care unit after undergoing surgery two weeks ago, his son Alaa and lawyer Farid El-Deeb announced earlier this month.

The former Egyptian president was ousted by a popular uprising that started in January 2011. The autocrat ruled Egypt from 1981 until 11 February 2011.

Alaa Mubarak tweeted on 24 January that his 91-year-old father had undergone an operation and that his condition was “stable”, according to Al-Ahram daily. He provided no details about the surgery.

Since his downfall, Mubarak stood trial in a number of criminal cases on various charges, but received only one final conviction on corruption charges in 2016, alongside his sons Alaa and Gamal. Mubarak had already served his sentence in detention while awaiting trial in other cases.