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Mubarak Reportedly Bound for Germany

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Posted on Apr 3, 2011
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Sources inside Egypt have been quoted as saying that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak has left the country on a flight to Germany. Egyptian military sources deny the report, however. Mubarak has been under house arrest in a resort town since stepping down in early February. —JCL

Al-Jazeera English:

Sources tell Al Jazeera that Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president, has left the resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh on a flight headed to Germany, possibly for medical treatment.

Mubarak had been staying in Sharm El-Sheikh under house arrest since he stepped down from office on February 11.

However, Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr, reporting from Cairo, said that military sources deny the story and the Egyptians are holding the military to the promise of keeping Mubarak in the country to stand trial for alleged crimes under his presidency.

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By Mohamed Ibrahim, April 5, 2011 at 7:38 am Link to this comment

Mubark still in Egypt, as the military spokesman announced that.

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By berniem, April 4, 2011 at 4:58 pm Link to this comment

I wonder what possible reason the Germans could have giving assylum to this Hermann Goering look-alike?

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