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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2011 file photo, former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak lies on his bed while being taken to the courtroom for another session of his trial in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian prison official says Hosni Mubarak’s health has taken a turn to the worst and is likely to be moved out of his prison hospital to a military facility nearby. The official said Tuesday doctors reported that the 84-year old former president has fallen unconscious. He said they have used a defibrillator to restart his heart, and have been administering breathing aid. (AP Photo/Mohammed al-Law, File)

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2011 file photo, former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak lies on his bed while being taken to the courtroom for another session of his trial in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian prison official says Hosni Mubarak’s health has taken a turn to the worst and is likely to be moved out of his prison hospital to a military facility nearby. The official said Tuesday doctors reported that the 84-year old former president has fallen unconscious. He said they have used a defibrillator to restart his heart, and have been administering breathing aid. (AP Photo/Mohammed al-Law, File)

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak

An Egyptian court dropped on Aug. 19 a corruption charge against Hosni

Mubarak, the president ousted in the 2011 uprising, a ruling his lawyer

said would clear the way to his release from jail soon.