presidential succession


Will Gamal inherit power?

The US' study reveals the real intention of the Egyptian ruling regime with the crippling of opposition with the drafted Article 76.

Analysis: Egypt faces new dynastic struggle

Young King Tutankhamen followed a powerful predecessor to the Egyptian throne, made historic changes with the backing of his generals – and died before coming of age.

Play fair, and Egypt may yet be land of the rising son

To his supporters he is a voice of reform in a stagnant country. To his detractors he represents the ruling elite responsible for the stagnation of the Arab world’s most

Gamal Mubarak: Egypt’s Next Unelected President

In Egypt, the 28-year rule of US-backed president Hosni Mubarak has been most notable for political intimidation of opponents, suppression of dissent, and silencing any and all who dare challenge

In Egypt, it’s who you know

It isn't really about whether Gamal Mubarak, the younger son of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, would be a good leader. That is not the point. It is partly about him

Mubarak silent on succession

The elderly Egyptian president’s silence on succession, even as a presidential vote approaches, has fuelled doubts over whether Hosni Mubarak has settled on a successor and will secure a smooth

Ageing Mubarak keeps Egypt guessing

Their president, Hosni Mubarak, has been in power for 28 years and has no designated successor. But at the age of 81, Mr Mubarak is widely believed to be grooming

In Egypt, succession worries prompting crackdown?

Egypt's long-ruling National Democratic Party opens its annual conference Friday, and party leaders are working hard to quell speculation about President Hosni Mubarak's intentions — and whether the way is