Focus

Change ahead?

Parliamentary elections will be held in late November but the 2011 presidential elections are already the talk of the town in Cairo. Will Hosni Mubarak, who's ruled the country for the last 29 years, seek a seventh term in office? Will his son Gamal, a businessman-turned-politician, inherit power, as many analysts and opponents suspect? And will Mohamed ElBaradei, former director of the IAEA, manage to lift the legal obstacles to his candidacy to the top job?