Egypt court hears case to bar Mubarak aides from presidency




 
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April 9th, 2012  
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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court will hear a suit seeking to prevent Hosni Mubarak's former intelligence chief and his last prime minister from running for the presidency, a judicial source said on Monday. Omar Suleiman, 74, who served for years as Mubarak's head of military intelligence and General Intelligence Service and was vice president in the dying days of his rule, joined the race on Sunday, fueling anger among activists and rival Islamists and liberals contesting for the top post. A lawyer filed the case to have Suleiman barred from running because he served under the ousted ...




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