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Egypt’s Mubarak waves, grins as his trial resumes

FACING ACCUSATIONS:In addition to former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, six high-ranking police officials and Egypt’s former interior minister are standing trial

AP, CAIRO

The security raids on the encampments sparked days of bloodshed and the interim military-backed government quickly imposed a state of emergency that gives security forces broad powers to arrest. Cairo and other governorates were also put under curfew.

Security officials say the month-long nighttime curfew will likely be extended, but that it will be shorted from seven hours to five. The officials spoke anonymously in line with regulations.

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