The presidency said that al-Sisi had ordered the cabinet to reconsider Egypt's Criminal Law, a move recommended by the Mubarak trial judge on Saturday
Citing unnamed medical sources, local media claimed Saturday that Mubarak had slipped in a coma
Egyptian security forces stepped up security on Saturday ahead of the verdict in the murder trial of former president Hosni Mubarak and top security officials.
The course of Egypt's transition has raised concerns that the most populous Arab nation will fail to build state institutions free from corruption and nepotism that can deliver political stability and economic growth.
Mubarak denied in court on Wednesday ordering the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising
Ahmed Ezz, a steel tycoon, is seen as the symbol of corruption during the era of ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak
Cairo's court of urgent matters overturned a May ruling banning former members of the NDP – dissolved in the wake of Mubarak's 2011 ouster – from running in either presidential elections.
Mubarak, 86, fractured the top of his left thigh bone, a source said.
Al-Adly had been accused of illegal profiteering and of laundering some 5 million Egyptian pounds, while sources say Sisi is considering granting an amnesty to a number of prisoners who were not involved in rioting or acts of violence, including some political activists
On July 3 last year, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi took advantage of mass demonstrations against Morsi's rule, which was plagued with economic problems, and carried out a military coup on the government.
An Egyptian court has sentenced former dictator Hosni Mubarak for three years in prison after finding him guilty of corruption charges.
Mainly made up of young political activists, April 6 was at the forefront of the January 25 uprising that ended the autocracy of longstanding president Hosni Mubarak in 2011.
French police released Boutros Ghali hours after he was arrested at the request of Interpol on arriving in Paris from London
Last week, Field Marshal Al-Sisi resigned from his post as Egypt's defense minister and unveiled his intention to run for president.
Overlooking Egypt's great river Nile, the multilevel building of Mubarak's now-defunct party was set on fire on January 28, 2011, which is widely known here as the "Day of Wrath".
Hosni Mubarak, his interior minister Habib al-Adly and six other Interior Ministry officials are accused of inciting the killing of hundreds of protesters during the January 25 revolution, which ended Mubarak's autocracy.
The ex-president was charged with inciting the killing of demonstrators during the revolution.
A secret hearing in the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak started in Cairo on Saturday.
Ahmed Maher, who played a key role in the protests against both Mubarak and Morsi, says the current situation is much worse.
Former Egyptian Defense Minister Hussein Tantawi will give testimony in former dictator Hosni Mubarak's trial on Saturday.