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    FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated center left, and his two sons, Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak attend a hearing in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt

    Egypt Court Upholds Three-Year Jail Sentence for Former President Mubarak

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    Egyptian court rejected appeal of country's former president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to three years in prison in May 2014 for embezzling millions in public funds.

    CAIRO (Sputnik) — Egypt's court of appeal has rejected the appeal of a three-year jail sentence for corruption by the country's former President Hosni Mubarak and his sons Alaa and Gamal, local Al-Ahram newspaper reported Saturday.

    The 87-year-old politician was sentenced to three years in prison in May 2014 for embezzling millions in public funds to renovate the presidential palace, alongside his two sons.

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