Bedouins watch flames rise in July 2011 after masked gunmen blew up a terminal of the Egyptian natural gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan. It was one of many attacks on the pipeline since the popular uprising that ousted longtime Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak last year. AP hide caption

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Canceling Out The 'Background Noise' On Egypt-Israel Relations

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Mona Eltahawy (center), a prominent Egyptian-born, U.S.-based columnist, and Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim (left) march in downtown Cairo to mark International Women's Day in March. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Mona Eltahawy Explains Why Women Are Hated In The Middle East

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Reports: Egypt To Let Pro-Democracy Americans Leave Country

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Outside the court in Cairo where former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been on trial, a man earlier today held a sign saying there was a noose waiting for Mubarak. Marco Longari /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson talks with Steve Inskeep

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Egyptian soldiers stand guard in front of the U.S. National Democratic Institute, an NGO rights group in downtown Cairo on December 29, 2011. Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Cairo earlier today, a masked Egyptian protester prepared to throw back a tear gas canister fired by security forces. Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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In Egypt: Charges, Trial Could Be Next, Says Sam LaHood

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