samedi 20 mai 2017

Egypt Court Acquits Mubarak-era Tycoon over Gas Sales to Israel

La Cour égyptienne acquitte le magnat de l'ère Mubarak sur les ventes de gaz à l'entité sioniste



A Cairo criminal court acquitted the Egyptian business tycoon Hussein Salem yesterday of “squandering public funds” in a case related to exporting Egyptian natural gas to Israel at less than the global market price.

Salem is known for being a close associate of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in 2011 following a popular uprising.

Mubarak’s 30-year era was marred by corruption and a strong influence of businessmen on the country’s political dynamics. After the 2011 uprising, Salem was convicted in a number of cases that included corruption, money laundering and seizing st...

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