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Hosni Mubarak appears in Egyptian courtroom on a gurney

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In this image taken from Egyptian State television on August 3, former president Hosni Mubarak is wheeled on a gurney into a holding cell in a Cairo courtroom.

msnbc.com news services report from CAIRO:

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in court on a gurney for the opening of his historic trial on charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters during the uprising that ousted him.

He is the first Arab ruler to be put in the dock since uprisings swept the region. Continue reading.

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