June 20, 2012
Egyptian soldiers stand guard Wednesday outside the Maadi military hospital where former president Hosni Mubarak was transferred and is currently on life support after suffering a stroke in prison in Cairo, Egypt. The 84-year-old Mubarak suffered a “fast deterioration of his health” and his heart stopped beating, the state news agency MENA and security officials said.
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Authorities delayed Thursday’s planned announcement of the winner of Egypt’s presidential election, likely for several days, hiking tension as allegations of fraud swirled and each candidate declared he was the victor.