Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated, and his two sons Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak, right, attend a hearing in a courtroom at the Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt, in this Sept. 14, 2013, file photo. (AP Photo/Ahmed Omar, File)
Policemen on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, guard a convoy carrying Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, outside the courthouse in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where they were questioned by prosecutors. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Egyptians walk under posters touting Gamal Mubarak, the son of President Hosni Mubarak, as the country's next leader, in August in Cairo. The Arabic text reads: "Gamal for all Egyptians." The son may have to wait, however, as the elder Mr. Mubarak is expected to run for another term next year. (Associated Press)
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Gamal Mubarak, the son of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, has a major advantage to become his father's successor. The younger Mr. Mubarak, 47, is head of the powerful policy committee of the ruling National Democratic Party.