Mubarak's 30-year rule of Egypt

Initially hailed as a national hero, his political repression has angered many.

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    Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian president has announced that he will not run for a new term in office, but for the moment, he has refused to stand down.

    After running the country for three decades, he is one of the region's longest ruling leaders.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports on Mubarak's political career.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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