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Spain to extradite fugitive businessman Hussein Salem

By¬†Agencies CAIRO: A Spanish court has agreed to extradite a fugitive Egyptian businessman who is on trial for corruption along with ousted president Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Friday. Spain has informed the Egyptian ambassador in Madrid that a Spanish court “has agreed to hand Hussein Salem and his son Khaled to …


Hussein Salem sentenced to jail in absentia

CAIRO: A Cairo criminal court on Wednesday sentenced in absentia Egyptian businessman Hussein Salem, his son Khaled, and daughter Magda, to seven years in jail and a combined fine of more than $4 billion on charges of money laundering and profiteering. Hussein Salem, one of ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s closest aides, was arrested in Spain …


Spain to send Mubarak ally home to face trial: TV

CAIRO: Spain plans to hand over a close ally of Egypt’s former President Hosni Mubarak to Egyptian authorities to face corruption charges, Egyptian state television on Monday quoted Spain’s foreign minister as saying. But neither Spain’s Foreign Ministry nor the presidency office were immediately able to confirm the report and Egyptian television did not provide …


Hussein Salem extradition faces legal hurdles, says ambassador

By¬†Charlie Cabot CAIRO: The attempt to extradite Hussein Salem from Spain still faces several legal hurdles, Egypt‚Äôs ambassador to Spain told Daily News Egypt in an email Tuesday. Salem, a billionaire with close ties to ousted president Hosni Mubarak, was arrested in Madrid in June on charges of corruption. The extradition process began earlier this …


Hussein Salem may be extradited from Spain, say reports

By¬†Charlie Cabot CAIRO: The Spanish Cabinet recently recommended deporting fugitive Egyptian businessman, Hussein Salem, a step that may initiate the process of trying the corrupt billionaire in Egypt, according to news reports. This step, which came as a surprise, allows the request to enter the Spanish National Court, which will process it. Salem fled to …


Tens demonstrate at Spanish embassy for Hussein Salem extradition

CAIRO: Tens of Egyptians gathered by the Spanish embassy on Friday to demand the extradition of businessman Hussein Salem and the return of Egyptian funds he holds there. Salem’s trial in Egypt is set to start on Aug. 3 for charges of corruption and profiteering through ties with ousted president Hosni Mubarak, who is set …


Spain freezes assets of detained Mubarak associate

By¬†Daniel Woolls /AP MADRID: Spain has frozen ‚ā¨33 million ($47 million) in accounts held by a detained Egyptian associate of ousted president Hosni Mubarak and relatives of the detainee, who is also wanted back home, officials said Friday. Bail was set at ‚ā¨27 million. Hussein Salem, 77, his son Khaled and an associate described as …


Mubarak-linked businessman detained in Spain

By¬†Sarah El Deeb /AP CAIRO: Spanish authorities have detained a close associate of ousted President Hosni Mubarak wanted for trial at home on charges of bribing Mubarak and his family and squandering public funds, Egyptian officials said Thursday. The head of Egypt’s Interpol Brig. Gen. Magdy El-Shafei told the state’s Middle East News Agency authorities …


Prosecutor refers Mubarak, sons and Hussein Salem to criminal court

CAIRO: The Prosecutor General referred Tuesday ousted president Hosni Mubarak, his sons Gamal and Alaa and businessman Hussein Salem to the Cairo Criminal Court on charges of killing protestors, misuse of power, incurring damages on public funds, and profiteering. Mubarak was also referred to Military Prosecution to be questioned on arms deals in accordance with …


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