Egyptian Court Drops Corruption Charge Against Mubarak
By: Peter Kenyon and Audie Cornish
August 19, 2013
As Egypt reels from the violent standoff between the country's military rulers and Islamist supporters of deposed President Morsi, a court dropped a corruption charge against former President Hosni Mubarak. His lawyer says this clears the way for his release from jail, but other reports suggested authorities would find a way to keep him detained.
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