Egypt 's ex-president Hosni Mubarak's trial has started in Cairo Criminal court today, Al Arabiya reported.
Mr Mubarak, 83, faces charges of ordering the shooting of protesters during the uprising that ousted him in February. He denies the charges.
The trial of Mr Mubarak and his sons Gamal and Alaa has been merged with that of former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly, who is also accused of ordering the killing of protesters.
Large-scale anti-governmental protests were held in Egypt. Thousands of people in different cities across the country went to the streets, demanding President Hosni Mubarak's resignation and the dissolution of parliament. The unrests in the country have killed at least 850 people and injuring over 4,000. A one million march passed at Tahrir Square in Cairo to demand the resignation of President Mubarak. As a result, Mubarak announced about his resignation. The leadership passed to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces.