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The two sons of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were on the verge of exchanging blows last Thursday during their father's last speech as ruler of the state, the Egyptian daily newspaper Al Akhbar reported Sunday.
According to the report, Ala Hosni Mubarak accused his younger brother, Gamal, of destroying his father's image and political life.
"You have destroyed the country when you opened the door to your friends, this is the result," said Ala according to the report.
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The newspaper also said the confrontation the confrontation took place at
the presidential palace in Cairo and that "senior elements" had to
separate the two brothers.
Ala was also angry because the first draft of Mubarak's speech was put
aside. According to the plan, Mubarak was supposed to transfer civil
powers to Suleiman, and military control to the supreme council.
Gamal Mubarak, 47, worked for 11 years in Bank of America in Cairo and
London, and gained great influence in government after his father
appointed him head of the ruling party policy council in 2002. This
move led many to believe he was the designated heir. Gamal paved the
way for business executives to hold key positions in the government of
Ahmed Nazif, whom the Egyptian president fired several days after the