Cairo -- The sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Gamal and Alaa, have been under the media glare recently, with some describing their repeated appearances as a bid to ‘test the waters’ among the public.
Another public appearance by Alaa Mubarak, in a popular Kebab restaurant in the Cairo urban poor area Sayeda Zeinab. pic.twitter.com/kNgE0uhIFj— The Big Pharaoh (@TheBigPharaoh) February 10, 2017
Another public appearance by Gamal and Alaa Mubarak at a regular fish restaurant in Shubra. Again, with no bodyguards. pic.twitter.com/10oF1nKcCp— The Big Pharaoh (@TheBigPharaoh) December 10, 2016
Another public appearance by Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, at today's Egypt vs Tunisia football match. between pic.twitter.com/qQmGaGrTfb— The Big Pharaoh (@TheBigPharaoh) January 8, 2017
Release from jail
Gamal (L) and Alaa Mubarak, sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, stand behind bars during a court trial on June 8, 2013. (File photo: Reuters)
Back into limelight
FILE - This combination Jan. 6, 2011 file images show Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak, right, attending a Christmas Eve Mass at the Coptic cathedral in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian security officials said the two sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak have been released from prison, nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father. (AP Photo/File)