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In this Sunday, June 5, 2016 photo, whirling dervishes perform to mark the first day of the holy month of Ramadan at El-Moez Street in historical Fatimid Cairo, Egypt. Devout Muslims throughout the world began to celebrate Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, refraining from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from sunrise to sunset.

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Whirling dervishes perform to mark the first day of the holy month of Ramadan at El-Moez Street in historical Fatimid Cairo, Egypt yesterday. Devout Muslims throughout the world began to celebrate Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, refraining from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from sunrise to sunset. 

A young Palestinian waits at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt

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A young Palestinian waits at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, in the southern Gaza Strip, after it was opened for two days by Egyptian authorities on Thursday

Palestinians try to get in a bus to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip December 4, 2015. Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Thursday for two days to allow Palestinians on humanitarian grounds to travel in and out of the Gaza Strip, officials said.

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Palestinians try to get in a bus to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip on Friday. Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Thursday for two days to allow Palestinians on humanitarian grounds to travel in and out of the Gaza Strip

An Egyptian woman waits for an election worker to check her identification card inside a polling center during the second phase of the parliamentary election, in the Maadi district of Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.

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An Egyptian woman waits for an election worker to check her identification card inside a polling center during the second phase of the parliamentary election, in the Maadi district of Cairo, Egypt, Monday

An Egyptian policeman stands guard in the Valley of Kings in Luxor, Egypt on Thursday. Despite ongoing security concerns in the north African country, tourists are still visiting Egypt's main attractions such as Luxor and the Red Sea

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An Egyptian policeman stands guard in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt on Thursday. Despite ongoing security concerns in the north African country, tourists are still visiting Egypt’s main attractions such as Luxor and the Red Sea

Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip...A Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip November 2, 2015.  A network of Palestinian tunnels running under the frontier town of Rafah is now water-logged, destroyed by Cairo to sever what it says is a weapons smuggling route out of Gaza for Islamist insurgents in Egypt's Sinai desert

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A Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip

An election worker sits inside a polling station during the runoff of the first round of the parliamentary election, in Al-Haram in Giza, a neighboring city of Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015.

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An election worker sits inside a polling station during the runoff of the first round of the parliamentary election, in Al-Haram in Giza, a neighboring city of Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday

An Egyptian boy watches his father mark his ballot during the final day of the first round of the Egyptian parliamentary elections, at a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt, Sunday, Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. Egyptian authorities have given government workers a half-day off Monday in an attempt to bolster low turnout in the country’s parliamentary election. The government has not released turnout figures for voting on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)Upload/Insert

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An Egyptian boy watches his father mark his ballot during the final day of the first round of the Egyptian parliamentary elections, at a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt yesterday. Egyptian authorities have given government workers a half-day off Monday in an attempt to bolster low turnout in the country’s parliamentary election. The government has not released turnout figures for voting on Sunday.

An Egyptian passenger sits on the locomotive of a train as it leaves Cairo train station in Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015.

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An Egyptian passenger sits on the locomotive part of a train as it leaves Cairo train station in Egypt, Wednesday

A picture taken from an airplane on Sept...A picture taken from an airplane on September 30, 2015 shows a section of the Egyptian capital of Cairo and the Nile River

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Cairo taken from an airplane on Wednesday shows a section of the Egyptian capital of Cairo and the Nile River

An Egyptian guide nuzzles a camel at the Giza pyramids, on the southern outskirts of Cairo, on September 28, 2015.

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An Egyptian guide nuzzles a camel at the Giza pyramids, on the southern outskirts of Cairo, on Monday

A man stands among camels during an auction at Birqash Camel Market just outside of Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 ahead of next week's Eid al-Adha holiday. Muslims all over the world celebrate the three-day festival Eid al-Adha, by sacrificing sheep, goats, camels and cows to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham to Christians and Jews) to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command

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A man stands among camels during an auction at Birqash Camel Market just outside of Cairo, Egypt on Friday ahead of next week’s Eid al-Adha holiday. Muslims all over the world celebrate the three-day festival Eid al-Adha, by sacrificing sheep, goats, camels and cows to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God’s command

Families of Palestinians who were abduct...Families of Palestinians who were abducted of by gunmen is Egypt's Sinai's northern region, take part in a demonstration calling for the release at the Rafah border crossing with Egyptp in the southern Gaza Strip, on August 26, 2015. Gunmen in Egypt boarded a bus carrying Palestinians from Cairo to Gaza and seized four of the passengers before letting the others continue, Hamas officials in the strip said

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Families of Palestinians who were abducted by gunmen is Egypt’s Sinai’s northern region, take part in a demonstration calling for their release at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday

Members of the Egyptian Ultras Nahdawi youth group take part in a protest against the removal of former President, Mohamed Morsi, by the Egyptian military, in the Nahiyya neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt.

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Members of the Egyptian Ultras Nahdawi youth group take part in a protest against the removal of former President, Mohamed Morsi, by the Egyptian military, in the Nahiyya neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt.

A Palestinian girl sits on a suitcase as she waits with her family for permission to enter Egypt at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday. Egypt is due to re-open its Rafah border crossing with the Palestinian coastal enclave for three days

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A Palestinian girl sits on a suitcase as she waits with her family for permission to enter Egypt at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday. Egypt is due to re-open its Rafah border crossing with the Palestinian coastal enclave for three days

An Egyptian carries a member of the armed forces on his shoulders during celebrations of the opening of the new addition to the Suez Canal, in Tahrir Square, downtown Cairo, Egypt, 06 August 2015. The latest addition to the canal comes in at 72 kilometers (44 miles), was completed in under a year at an estimated cost of 8.5 billion US dollars, and was opened to shipping 06 August. According to the Egyptian Government the additional chanel cuts journey times from an estimated 18-14 hours to 11 hours, making it the fastest shipping lane of its kind worldwide, and will double revenue, though their figures have been widely disputed by international economists

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An Egyptian carries a member of the armed forces on his shoulders during celebrations of the opening of the new addition to the Suez Canal, in Tahrir Square, downtown Cairo, Egypt on Thursday

Divers swim above toilets from a wreck near the Yolanda Reef at Ras Mohammad, close to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 23 July 2015. The famous dive site of the Ras Mohammed National Park contains the remains of the 'Yolanda' wreck, which sank in the 1970s, leaving toilets and bath tubs on the sea bed.

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Divers swim above toilets from a wreck near the Yolanda Reef at Ras Mohammad, close to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt on thursday. The famous dive site of the Ras Mohammed National Park contains the remains of the ‘Yolanda’ wreck, which sank in the 1970s, leaving toilets and bath tubs on the sea bed

Visitors react on the rock as a man jumps into the water, above Cleopatra's Beach, on a summer s day before the start of the holy month of Ramadan, which begins on June 18, at the Mediterranean city of Marsa Matrouh...Visitors react on the rock as a man jumps into the water, above Cleopatra's Beach, on a summer s day before the start of the holy month of Ramadan, which begins on June 18, at the Mediterranean city of Marsa Matrouh, northwest of Cairo, Egypt.

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Visitors react on the rock as a man jumps into the water, above Cleopatra’s Beach, on a summer s day before the start of the holy month of Ramadan at the Mediterranean city of Marsa Matrouh, northwest of Cairo, Egypt

Tourists visit Karnak temple in Luxor, a town 700 kilometres (435 miles) south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on June 11, 2015. The ancient temple was open as usual despite a foiled suicide and gun attack on the world-famous site that police said would have been a "massacre".

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Tourists visit Karnak temple in Luxor, a town 700 kilometres (435 miles) south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Thursday. The ancient temple was open as usual despite a foiled suicide and gun attack on the world-famous site

Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 soccer riots...epaselect epa04790463 Defendants on trial for the deaths in a riot following a football match in Port Said in February 2012, stand behind bars during their trial in Cairo, Egypt, 09 June 2015. An Egyptian court on 09 June 2015 confirmed the death sentences of 11 men for their part in the country's worst-ever football-related violence. The 01 February 2012 riots left 74 dead after clashes between fans of Port Said's al-Masry team and visiting Cairo team al-Ahly. The sentences came at the end of a retrial after the country's top appeals court overturned a 2013 verdict in which 21 defendants were condemned to death.  EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

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Defendants on trial for the deaths in a riot following a football match in Port Said in February 2012, are seen behind bars during their trial in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentences of 11 men for their part in the country’s worst-ever football-related violence.