Middle East

April 13, 2011

Mubarak's sons join ex-regime figures in Cairo prison

Tora prison, a sprawling detention complex on the outskirts of Cairo, suddenly has become a symbol of the abrupt reversal of fortune Egypt's political elite has suffered in the aftermath of President Hosni Mubarak's ouster. As of Wednesday, his two sons, Gamal, his one-time heir apparent, and Alaa, a businessman, began a 15-day stay for questioning on corruption allegations.

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