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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak 311 Reu.
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A decision by Egyptian prosecutors to extend the remand of former president Hosni Mubarak was partially motivated by questions surrounding the natural gas deal between Cairo and Israel, The New York Times reported on Saturday.The announcement follows news that Egypt’s former oil minister was arrested over the natural gas deal, which is being alleged in Egyptian media as having provided below-market prices to the Jewish state.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
By ADAM RASGON
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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