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Mubarak

(Muhammad) Hosni . born 1928, Egyptian statesman; president of Egypt from 1981
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While the trial was being heard inside the police academy, outside it groups of Mubarak supporters clashed with Mubarak opponents on more than one occasion, leaving some 70 people injured, reported ASHARQ AL AWSAT on Thursday.
Although he sometimes supported American policies, Mubarak frequently rebuffed Washington when its positions did not align with his own.
On Saturday, hundreds of people from across the UAE and neighbouring Oman converged in the township to attend the funeral of 80-year-old Mubarak, who died on Friday evening after six years of ailment.
Mubarak, who was ousted in February after mass demonstrations demanding he end his 30 years in power, has been questioned for his role in a crackdown that led to the killing of more than 800 demonstrators.
The denial came one day after a report a German newspaper quoted the Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, as saying that Mubarak should be granted mercy instead of facing prosecution.
A military source had on Tuesday denied another media report that said Mubarak, 82, and his family tried to flee Egypt and afterwards Mubarak was hospitalised in Cairo.
Mubarak seemed largely unfazed by the protests during his recorded address, which aired at 11pm local time on Tuesday.
Although Sadat's crackdown on his critics shortly before his death belied this, there was optimism at first among those who failed to understand the dictates of the client relationship with Washington that his successor, President Husni Mubarak, would resume the democratization process, as he promised to do.
It is no longer the case, and several reports on the issue have been made in the local press since November 2003, when Mubarak had to cut short a speech he was giving in parliament.
KUWAIT, Nov 29 (KUNA) -- The memory of Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah (Mubarak Al-Kabeer) will remain forever in the hearts and minds of the Kuwaiti people, honorable Arabs and the world at large, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said.