Worried By The Debt Crisis, Soccer Distracts Europe

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More Syrians Openly Criticizing Assad's Government

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Credit Rating Agency Moody's Downgrades 15 Banks

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Mohammed Tolba (center) talks with friends at a coffee shop in the Cairo suburbs. The 33-year-old Egyptian is trying to change the public perception of Salafists, Muslims who believe in a literal interpretation of the Quran. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Muslim Faction Has Its Roots In Cairo Coffee Klatch

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Islamists Claim Victory In Egypt's Presidential Vote

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One of the founders of Egypt's satirical online magazine El Koshary Today, Taha Belal, 28, at the Freedom Bar in downtown Cairo. Since Egypt's revolution last year, political parody has become popular on the Internet. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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And Now For The Lighter Side Of Egypt's Revolution

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Scenes from the Khan el-Khalili market in downtown Cairo. Election posters for the two candidates in Egypt's upcoming runoff election can be seen hanging above the street. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Divided Politics, Creaky Economy Put Egypt On Edge

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Libyans rally in favor of Shariah law, in Benghazi, eastern Libya. The city was the birthplace of the uprising that ousted Moammar Gadhafi. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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In The New Libya, Lots Of Guns And Calls For Shariah

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A destroyed apartment building in Tawargha, south of the Libyan coastal city of Misrata. Rebels from Misrata destroyed Tawargha, accusing residents of supporting Moammar Gadhafi and committing atrocities. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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After Libya's War, Acts Of Vengeance

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A map of the oil pipelines at Al-Sidrah. The man pointing to the map is Abujala Zenati, who had retired as manager of the operation. He says he returned to work after the revolution to help support the new Libya. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Looking To The Future, Libya Erases Part Of Its Past

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A scene from the Kairouan medina - where some of the street scenes from Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark were filmed. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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