Egypt’s former President Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

epa08246221 (FILE) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak looking on during his meeting with his Yemeni counterpart Ali Abdullah Saleh (not pictured) in Cairo, Egypt, 29 June 2010 (reissued 25 February 2020). According to media reports on 25 February 2020, Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has died aged 92. Hosni Mubarak ruled Egypt from October 1981 till January 2011, and stepped down of the presidency after the 18-days Egyptian revolution of 2011. EPA-EFE/AMEL PAIN

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Egypt’s former President Hosni Mubarak died at the age of 91. Mubarak served as Egypt’s fourth president starting in 1981 until his ouster in what became known as the Arab Spring revolution.

The news was communicated on Egypt’s state television said on Tuesday, weeks after undergoing surgery.

Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years until he was ousted 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.

Al Jazeera 

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