CAIRO, July 7 Social Democratic lawyer Ziaad
Bahaa el-Din is likely to be appointed interim prime minister of
Egypt under a deal emerging among the country's new political
forces, a presidential spokesman said on Sunday.
He also said liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei, whose
initial nomination for the post angered a key Islamist party,
would probably be appointed interim deputy president instead.
Bahaa el-Din, an Oxford-educated commercial lawyer, was head
of Egypt's investment authority in the late years of
ex-President Hosni Mubarak's rule, during a period of economic
liberalisation, but resigned before the former autocrat was