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Mubarak could be freed this week

CAIRO, Egypt -- Egyptian judiciary officials say former President Hosni Mubarak could be freed from custody this week.

They say a court on Monday ordered his release in a corruption case that alleged he and his two sons embezzled funds for presidential palaces.

Mubarak has been ordered released in two other court cases against him -- the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled him and another in case, on illegal earnings.