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Egypt holds full-honors military funeral for Mubarak

WorldNews Wednesday, 26 February 2020
Egypt holds full-honors military funeral for MubarakBy SAMY MAGDY CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was holding a full-honors military funeral Wednesday for the country's former autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, who was for decades the face of stability in the Middle East but who was ousted from power in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that swept much of the region. A few dozen Mubarak supporters, clad in black and carrying posters of the former president, had gathered since morning hours at a mosque complex in an eastern New Cairo neighborhood, where Mubarak's body was brought for the funeral service. Military pallbearers carried Mubarak’s casket wrapped in the Egyptian flag into the mosque for prayers. Outside the sprawling mosque, a...
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Mubarak was in power for about 30 years until being forced out during the 2011 revolution.

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