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Prosecutor sends Mubarak back to prison hospitalupdated: Mon Jul 16 2012 09:44:00

A prosecutor has ordered officials to transfer former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak back to a prison hospital, a spokesman said Monday.

Mubarak health scare started with fall in bathroom, lawyer saysupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 09:32:00

The recent health crisis for former Egyptian ruler Hosni Mubarak started when he slipped in a prison bathroom, his attorney told CNN Thursday.

Why Mubarak's death wouldn't change Egypt's futureupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 12:39:00

He held power over his country for more than 30 years, and his ouster last year was seen as a sign that the Arab Spring could bring unlikely revolutions to the Middle East. But if Hosni Mubarak were to die soon -- as some close to him suggest could happen -- it would probably have little impact on the country's future, experts said Wednesday.

Egypt leadership in limboupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 09:30:00

Egypt's military continues to hold on to power despite their elections. Should the U.S. continue providing aid to Egypt?

Conflicting reports about whether Mubarak has diedupdated: Tue Jun 19 2012 20:23:00

Reports conflicted Wednesday over whether the 84-year-old former president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, was clinically dead.

Egypt: Mubarak in 'full coma'updated: Tue Jun 12 2012 12:38:00

Officials say former Egyptian President Hosni Mubararak's health is deteriorating. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Mubarak clings to life in Cairo hospital updated: Tue Jun 12 2012 12:38:00

Egypt's jailed ex-strongman Hosni Mubarak clung to life Tuesday despite slipping in and out of consciousness, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.

Hosni Mubarak sentenced to lifeupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 05:32:00

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to life in prison. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Mubarak's health deteriorates in Egyptian hospitalupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 05:32:00

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's health took a turn for the worse Wednesday and he was placed on a ventilator several times, the state-run news agency and the prosecutor's spokesman said.

The last days of Hosni Mubarak's regimeupdated: Sat Jun 02 2012 10:49:00

Author Abdel Latif El-Menawy discusses his new book about Hosni Mubarak's final days as Egypt's president.

Timeline of Mubarak's ascent and fall from powerupdated: Sat Jun 02 2012 10:46:00

A chronological summary of significant events in Egypt's upheaval, as compiled by the CNN Wire:

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak sentenced to life in prison for role in killing of protesters updated: Sat Jun 02 2012 09:32:00

The Cairo courtroom erupted in chaos Saturday after an Egyptian judge convicted former President Hosni Mubarak, but acquitted six of his aides, for the killing of protesters during last year's pro-democracy uprising.

Mubarak sentenced to life in prisonupdated: Sat Jun 02 2012 09:32:00

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the killing of protesters.

For Mubarak, once Egypt's strongman, a long fall from graceupdated: Sat Jun 02 2012 06:50:00

A 30-year ironclad rule undone by an 18-day revolution saw its epilogue Saturday -- with former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ordered to spend the rest of his days behind bars.

Egypt awaits verdict for fallen dictatorupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 16:01:00

Hussein Gomaa Hussein was only 31 when he died. It was 2 in the afternoon on a late January day. A bullet pierced his chest as he protested the regime of Hosni Mubarak on the streets of Cairo.

Egyptian police officers convicted of murder in protest crackdownupdated: Tue May 22 2012 10:06:00

A court convicted five Egyptian police officers of murder Tuesday for killing protesters in the February 2011 uprising that led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.

2 presidential candidates face off in Egypt's first such televised debateupdated: Thu May 10 2012 23:45:00

The two leading candidates to become Egypt's next president after Hosni Mubarak squared off for hours Thursday and into Friday in the nation's first such televised debate, just two weeks ahead of the country's election.

Ahead of elections, Egyptians protest military rule updated: Fri Apr 20 2012 21:08:00

The scene Friday in Cairo's Tahrir Square felt familiar. Only this time, the protest came ahead of critical elections.

Egyptian lawmakers vote to bar Mubarak officials' presidential bidsupdated: Thu Apr 12 2012 22:33:00

Egypt's Parliament unanimously passed a bill Thursday that aims to ban former members of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's regime from running for president for 10 years.

Egypt's IMF loan in jeopardy?updated: Thu Apr 12 2012 22:33:00

An IMF delegation leaves Egypt without a deal on a $3.2 billion loan for the country. CNN's John Defterios has more.

Muslim Brotherhood rejects ex-spy chief's candidacyupdated: Mon Apr 09 2012 16:40:00

A Muslim Brotherhood candidate for next month's presidential elections here lashed out Monday at the eleventh-hour entrance into the race by Omar Suleiman, the former spy chief to deposed strongman Hosni Mubarak.

Ex-Egyptian spy chief Suleiman changes mind, enters presidential raceupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 20:27:00

Omar Suleiman, whom former President Hosni Mubarak had appointed vice president shortly before his exit, announced Friday that he plans to enter the race to become Egypt's next president.

Brotherhood steers tricky currents of post-Mubarak Egyptupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 06:04:00

Barely a year after the revolt that toppled longtime strongman Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's long-banned Muslim Brotherhood has become the leading force in the country's new politics.

Brotherhood to join Egyptian raceupdated: Sun Apr 01 2012 23:17:00

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood announces plans to field a candidate for the presidential election in May.

Former Mubarak officials could buy freedom under amended lawupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 23:55:00

Egypt's government is considering financial offers made by imprisoned members of former President Hosni Mubarak's regime to resolve cases of corruption and illegal profiteering brought against them, the Egyptian finance minister said this week.

Another Mubarak registers to run for Egypt's presidencyupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 21:41:00

Egyptian voters may see a familiar name on the ballot when they head to the polls in presidential elections this spring.

Dates set for Egyptian presidential voteupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 14:09:00

Egypt's first presidential election since the ouster last year of Hosni Mubarak will take place on May 23-24, with final results expected June 21, the head of the election commission announced Wednesday.

Worker sets himself afire in job protestupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 14:09:00

A man suffered minor burns after setting himself on fire outside Egypt's parliament during a protest.

Mubarak verdict set to come in Juneupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 12:50:00

A final verdict and sentencing in the case against deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will come June 2, an attorney for the victims said Wednesday.

Prosecution makes final pitch in Mubarak trialupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 07:41:00

Prosecutors in the trial of Egypt's Hosni Mubarak offered their closing remarks on Monday, demanding the former president be held responsible for the deaths of protesters during the clashes that led to his ouster last year, state media reported.

On first anniversary of Mubarak's ouster, unease reigns in Egyptupdated: Sat Feb 11 2012 19:47:00

Hosni Mubarak's fall from power a year ago stunned the world -- three decades of iron-clad rule ended in 17 days by an unexpected groundswell of popular protests.

Official: Prison hospital readying for Mubarakupdated: Sun Feb 05 2012 15:47:00

Egypt's interior minister has ordered officials to prepare for the arrival of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at a hospital in Cairo's Tora prison, a spokesman said.

Pro-Mubarak newspaper campaigns for dictator's releaseupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 08:29:00

Supporters of former Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, are now publishing a monthly Arab-language newspaper.

'Arab Spring' economies feel pressureupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 08:29:00

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Arab region remains one of the global risks for 2012.

Egyptians vote in upper house electionupdated: Sun Jan 29 2012 06:00:00

Egyptians in Cairo and several cities headed to the polls Sunday in the first stage of elections for the upper house of parliament.

Egyptians pack Tahrir Square for revelry, protests a year after historic revolt updated: Thu Jan 26 2012 10:45:00

Thousands of Egyptians filled Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday, exactly one year after the start of the revolution that ousted longtime Egyptian ruler Hosni Mubarak but, many say, accomplished little else.

2011: 18 days that led to a revolutionupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 14:45:00

A look at some of the moments from the first 18 days of upheaval in Egypt that culminated in political change.

Seeds for year-old Egyptian revolution sown long agoupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 14:45:00

Newly elected Egyptian ministers held their first parliamentary session this week, almost a year to the day after the start of historic protests in the capital led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak. But for all the bravery and resilience the demonstrators showed by withstanding a brutal crackdown as they sang, waved flags and held candlelight vigils for 18 days, the movement began many years before.

Time for Egyptian Revolution Part II?updated: Wed Jan 25 2012 08:19:00

The first anniversary of the Egyptian revolution is today. Egyptian society and the forces in Egypt are in a state of anticipation. World media has its cameras and correspondents in Cairo and major cities around the country. But many Egyptians wonder if the revolution amounted to nothing more than a military coup.

Egyptian emergency law partially suspendedupdated: Tue Jan 24 2012 14:06:00

The head of Egypt's ruling military council said Tuesday he will partially suspend an unpopular and wide-ranging emergency law that became a focal point for demonstrations forcing the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak a year ago.

Could Mubarak be sentenced to death?updated: Mon Jan 23 2012 18:27:00

Journalist Ian Lee explains prosecutors asked for the death penalty for Hosni Mubarak to defuse tensions in Egypt.

Egypt's new parliament holds first post-Mubarak sessionupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 18:27:00

Egypt's military rulers said they handed legislative powers to the country's lower house of parliament on Monday -- the first day the parliament convened since former President Hosni Mubarak's ouster last year.

Lawyer: Mubarak is still Egypt's president updated: Sun Jan 22 2012 08:21:00

Hosni Mubarak should be tried by a special tribunal because he is still president of Egypt and did not sign an official resignation, his lawyer said Sunday.

Lawyer calls Mubarak a pure, law-abiding manupdated: Tue Jan 17 2012 12:45:00

Former President Hosni Mubarak's lawyer defended his client as pure and law-abiding in his opening statement delivered Tuesday in Egypt's trial of the century.

Muslim Brotherhood picks new parliament speakerupdated: Tue Jan 17 2012 12:44:00

Egypt's top political parties have agreed to nominate a member of the Muslim Brotherhood as the nation's next parliament speaker, the first time in decades that an Islamist would hold that post.

Mubarak arrives for trialupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 12:47:00

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrives to court on a stretcher, on trial for corruption charges.

Lawyers join call for Mubarak's executionupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 12:47:00

Civil rights lawyers Tuesday joined prosecutors' calls for a death sentence for former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Lawyers demand death sentence for Mubarakupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 06:08:00

Civil rights lawyers demanded the death penalty for former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Monday, joining prosecutor's calls for him to be executed.

Prosecutor seeks death sentence for Mubarakupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 14:04:00

Prosecutors in the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak formally requested a penalty of death by hanging for Mubarak and several of his fellow defendants Thursday, an attorney at the court said.

Prosecutors set out their case in Hosni Mubarak's trial updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 15:35:00

Prosecutors detailed acts of police brutality in their presentations Wednesday at the trial of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on charges he ordered protesters killed during the country's uprising last year.

Mubarak 'holdovers' keeping NGO crackdown in effect, U.S. saysupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 17:19:00

The United States on Tuesday blamed remnants of the regime of deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for the ongoing crackdown on nongovernmental organizations by Egyptian authorities.

Prosecutors begin their case in Hosni Mubarak's trial updated: Tue Jan 03 2012 11:51:00

Prosecutors began presenting their case Tuesday in the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is accused of ordering protesters killed during the country's uprising last year.

Hosni Mubarak trial set to begin in Egyptupdated: Mon Jan 02 2012 10:38:00

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, accused of ordering protesters killed, could face a verdict before the end of the month, a lawyer involved in the trial said Monday.

Mubarak's murder trial resumes after months of delayupdated: Wed Dec 28 2011 10:27:00

The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resumed Wednesday after a months-long break and a failed effort by families of slain protesters to have the judge disqualified.

Revolutionary blogger freed in Egyptupdated: Sun Dec 25 2011 12:10:00

A prominent Egyptian blogger freed by an Egyptian judge on Sunday lambasted the military government and said "nothing has changed" since President Hosni Mubarak was ousted from power in February.

Most Egyptians voted this weekupdated: Sat Dec 03 2011 12:21:00

Jim Clancy reports from Egypt on historic elections that saw a 62% turnout and Muslim Brotherhood winning most votes.

Mubarak's personal photographer wrote novel about corruptionupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 07:28:00

Egyptian author Ahmed Mourad published his first novel in 2007, a political thriller on corruption in the regime of former president Hosni Mubarak.

Tahrir Square battles wound dozens after Egypt votesupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 19:07:00

Egyptians reveled in their chance to vote in a post-Hosni Mubarak era during a second day of parliamentary elections, but nightfall brought new clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square that stretched into Wednesday.

Egypt battles show revolution's unfinished businessupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 11:21:00

When Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down in February, tens of thousands packed into Cairo's Tahrir Square to declare victory and a new beginning. Nine months later, thousands have returned to the same spot, calling for something similar: the resignation of the country's military leadership.

Who is in charge in Egypt?updated: Wed Nov 23 2011 11:18:00

When Hosni Mubarak's decades-long rule came to an end in February, Cairo's Tahrir Square was a scene of jubilation, as hundreds of thousands of people celebrated the fall of a man many had feared for years.

Why Egypt needs a second revolutionupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 11:16:00

In Cairo, where huge protests are now in their fourth day, the angry protesters in Tahrir Square are reclaiming the pro-democracy revolution they started January 25. Since it took control of the management of the transitional process, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces -- appointed by the former president, Hosni Mubarak -- has been following a three-sided strategy to contain and even frustrate the persistent demands for handing over power to a civilian authority and establishing an effective democratic system.

Mubarak trial put on hold in Egyptupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 08:47:00

The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was put on hold for two months pending a decision on whether to replace the judge, his lawyer told CNN on Sunday.

Egyptian blogger, imprisoned and hungry, is steadfast in his protest of regimeupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 11:36:00

Time is running out for imprisoned Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad. He has been on a hunger strike since August 23 to protest his confinement for comments he made about the military on Facebook and in his blog.

Egyptian parties split on agreement with military councilupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 06:16:00

The Egyptian cabinet is scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss an agreement between political groups and the ruling military council on election policies, the status of the country's unpopular emergency law and other issues.

Egyptian elections to start Nov. 28updated: Tue Sep 27 2011 21:38:00

Voting in Egypt's first elections since the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak will begin in late November, a week later than previously announced, the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces said Tuesday.

Official: Egyptian elections to begin in Novemberupdated: Sun Sep 18 2011 09:20:00

Egyptian elections, the first since the ouster of longtime President Hosni Mubarak in February, will begin November 21, the head of the nation's election commission said Sunday.

Mubarak trial proceeds in Egyptupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 10:43:00

Riot police surround the Cairo court where the trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak continues.

Former Egyptian interior minister accused in Mubarak trialupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 10:43:00

A former Egyptian interior minister and his aides ordered the killings of anti-government protesters in the days before Hosni Mubarak was overthrown, according to testimony from an Egyptian security official, an attorney told CNN on Thursday.

Mubarak witness: No order to shoot protestersupdated: Mon Sep 05 2011 15:55:00

Egyptian police trying to clamp down on demonstrations against President Hosni Mubarak early this year were told to use tear gas, but not automatic weapons or live ammunition, a senior Egyptian police official testified Monday at Mubarak's trial.

Clashes erupt outside Mubarak courtupdated: Mon Sep 05 2011 04:06:00

Police and protesters clashed outside the Cairo police academy hosting the Hosni Mubarak trial.

Don't disrespect a war hero, say pro-Mubarak supportersupdated: Mon Sep 05 2011 04:06:00

Since the revolution which ousted former president Hosni Mubarak from power after 30 years, the world has grown accustomed to seeing Egyptian revolutionaries protesting on the streets of Cairo.

Mubarak trial won't be televised, judges ruleupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 06:35:00

The trial of Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak will take place behind closed doors, Judge Ahmed Refaat announced Monday, citing "the public interest" as he barred television cameras from the court.

Broadcasts stop from Mubarak trialupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 06:35:00

Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas tells CNN's Max Foster, "It doesn't seem like we had a revolution at all."

Trial postponed for Egyptian minister accused in protester killingsupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 00:13:00

A judge Sunday postponed the trial of Egypt's former interior minister, who is accused of ordering the killing of anti-government protesters.

Why David Cameron is sounding a lot like Hosni Mubarakupdated: Sat Aug 13 2011 07:50:00

David Cameron doesn't look like Hosni Mubarak -- hated scourge of Egyptians. That would be Robert De Niro.

Mubarak on trial in Cairoupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 03:50:00

Pro and anti-Mubarak protesters scuffle before the former Egyptian president?s trial begins. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.

Egypt's former interior minister appears in courtupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 08:37:00

A day after former strongman Hosni Mubarak captivated the world with his trial appearance, Egypt's former interior minister faced a judge Thursday on the same charges of ordering the killing of anti-government protesters.

Once Egypt's strongman, Mubarak's long fall from graceupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 03:20:00

A 30-year ironclad rule undone by an 18-day revolution saw its epilogue Wednesday -- with former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in a stretcher, inside a cage, in court.

Ailing Mubarak behind cage for trialupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 16:16:00

CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on the former Egyptian President Mubarak's trial and local residents' reaction.

Ailing Mubarak wheeled into courtroom cage for trialupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 16:16:00

He was once a powerful symbol of autocracy in the Arab world, but Wednesday, a frail Hosni Mubarak was wheeled into a Cairo courtroom cage to face trial for allegedly ordering the killing of anti-government protesters.

Mubarak's trial moved to police academy for security reasonsupdated: Sun Jul 31 2011 09:29:00

The trial of former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been moved to a police academy in Cairo for added security, the minister of justice said.

Mubarak trial to open next week, Egypt saysupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 15:27:00

Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak's trial on charges of corruption and ordering police to kill anti-government protesters will open Wednesday at a Cairo convention hall, Egypt's justice minister announced Thursday.

Mubarak attorney discusses accusationsupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 22:03:00

CNN's Diana Magnay talks with Farib El Deeb, lawyer for former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Mubarak reported depressed, not eatingupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 22:03:00

Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak is depressed and refusing to eat as he awaits trial on charges of ordering police to kill anti-government protesters, a state news agency reported Tuesday.

Egypt's new Cabinet: 14 new ministers; 13 stay in placeupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 05:45:00

Egypt's prime minister has appointed 14 new ministers and kept 13 in their current positions in a much anticipated government reshuffle that attempted to satisfy opposition protesters that accused the country's military rulers and the prime minister of not being serious about political and economic reforms.

Hosni Mubarak in stable conditionupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 05:45:00

Journalist Ian Lee has the latest on former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's health and a cabinet reshuffle.

Egypt's Mubarak out of coma, hospital saysupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 05:44:00

Hosni Mubarak, the onetime Egyptian strongman who was toppled by a popular uprising in February, has regained consciousness after lapsing into a coma Sunday, a top hospital official said.

Egyptians again call for changeupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 07:07:00

CNN's Fred Pleitgen on how protests in Egypt now are very different then those against Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt fires hundreds of police officersupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 07:07:00

Hundreds of high-ranking Egyptian police officers have been fired, a purge stemming from the January violence that led to the dramatic departure of the country's president.

Egyptian prime minister announces cabinet reshuffleupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 23:15:00

Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said Monday he would reshuffle his cabinet within a week and called for the trials of former officials accused of killing protesters to be open to the public.

Egyptian prime minister fires officers accused of killing protestersupdated: Sat Jul 09 2011 16:41:00

Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf ordered the termination Saturday of all officers accused of killing protesters.

Rebuilding security in Egyptupdated: Mon Jul 04 2011 10:49:00

CNN's Diana Magnay reports on how the Egyptian police are trying to improve their tarnished image.

Court postpones verdict in killing of Egyptian activistupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 06:43:00

An Egyptian criminal court Thursday postponed issuing a verdict in the case of two policemen accused of killing an activist, whose death led to the first demonstrations that eventually ousted Hosni Mubarak, state-run MENA reported.

Egypt's revolutionary soccer ultras: How football fans toppled Mubarakupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 18:11:00

"Regime! Be very scared of us We are coming tonight with intent The supporters of Al Ahly will fire everything up God almighty will make us victorious Go, hooligans!" Chant of the Al Ahly Ultras, before the Egyptian revolution

Egyptian court dissolves local councilsupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 12:55:00

A Cairo Administrative Court Tuesday ordered the dissolution of local municipal councils that were elected under former President Hosni Mubarak.

Former Egyptian minister sentenced to 5 yearsupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 12:04:00

Egypt's former trade minister on Saturday was convicted in absentia of profiteering and unlawfully taking money from the country's Export Development Fund.

Lawyer: Mubarak's health 'getting worse' as he battles stomach cancerupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 07:35:00

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's health is deteriorating as he struggles with complications from stomach cancer, his lawyer said Monday.

For Egyptian online warrior, father's torture fueled activismupdated: Sat Jun 18 2011 06:58:00

Mona Seif is deep in a crowd of thousands, her cell phone camera held high overhead. She is streaming live video and pushing for a better shot of a protest in Tahrir Square, the spiritual heart of the Egyptian revolution. It is Friday in downtown Cairo, and people are shouting and screaming across the square, waving signs and chanting in unison.

Egypt's military has no plans to enter upcoming electionsupdated: Sun Jun 12 2011 11:01:00

The Egyptian military, which has governed the country since the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak, will not field a candidate in the September presidential elections, a military council spokesman said Sunday.

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