Egypt refers former housing minister for trial

CAIRO - Egypt's general prosecutor referred former housing minister Ibrahim Soliman and four of his deputies to trial for squandering public funds, the state news agency said on Wednesday.
Magdi Rasekh, the father-in-law of ousted President Hosni Mubarak's eldest son Alaa and former board chairman at property developer SODIC , will also be referred for trial, news agency MENA said.