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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak To Stand Trial Again For 2011 Killing Of Protesters

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, attends with his two sons Gamal Mubarak, and Alaa Mubarak, the verdict in the corrup
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, attends with his two sons Gamal Mubarak, and Alaa Mubarak, the verdict in the corruption case dubbed by the Egyptian media as the "presidential palaces" affair concerning charges that Mubarak and his two sons embezzled millions of dollars' worth of state funds over the course of a decade in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 9, 2015. Egypt's deposed leader Hosni Mubarak and his two sons were sentenced Saturday to three years in prison and a fine in a retrial on corruption charges they faced earlier. It wasn't immediately clear whether it will include time he's already served since his country's 2011 revolt. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

CAIRO, June 4 (Reuters) - Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will face a second and final retrial over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising which forced him from power, the high court said on Thursday

The judge accepted the public prosecution's appeal against an earlier court ruling that dropped the case against Mubarak.

Mubarak, who ruled Egypt with an iron first for three decades, has already spent at least three years in prison for other cases.

The judge said the retrial, based on charges against him of conspiring to kill protesters during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising centered around Cairo's Tahrir Square, would begin on Nov. 5.

Last month an Egyptian court sentenced the former ruler and his two sons to three years in jail without parole in the retrial of a corruption case. (Reporting by Mahmoud Mourad and Omar Fahmy; Writing by Yara Bayoumy, Editing by Angus MacSWwan)

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