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Egypt's Former President Hosni Mubarak Dies

Egypt's ousted former President Hosni Mubarak died on Tues. 25 Feb. 2020 at the age of 91, weeks after undergoing surgery. Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years until he was expelled following mass protests against his rule in 2011. He was jailed for years after the uprising but was freed in 2017 after being acquitted of most charges.  Egypt has declared eleven days of mourning for the deceased president. Mubarak was the longest-running president in Egypt's history, having led the government for thirty years from 1981, following the assassination of Anwar Sadat, until the violent riots of the Arab Spring in 2011. (VFI News)