Suad Thabet sits with her granddaughter Sandy at home in Abu Qarqas. Thabet was attacked by a mob last year after one of her sons was accused of having an affair with a Muslim woman. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends the combined fire demonstration of the services of the Korean People's Army in celebration of its 85th founding anniversary in a photo released on April 26. KCNA via KNS /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Egyptian-American aid worker Aya Hijazi was held for nearly three years without a verdict, in what human rights groups have called an "arbitrary detention." Mohamed el Raai/AP hide caption

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Maamoul, a shortbread cookie stuffed with date paste or chopped walnuts or pistachios and dusted with powdered sugar, is the perfect reward after a month of fasting during Ramadan and Lent. These cookies are waiting to be baked. Amy E. Robertson for NPR hide caption

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Amgad Naguib holds a fez — one of the first made in Egypt as part of a nationalist movement started in the 1930s to replace imported goods. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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For Egyptian Collector, No Object's Too Dusty Or Trivial For 'Mosaic Of Our History'

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After a prosecutor issued an order for Hosni Mubarak's release earlier this month, a group of people gathered in front of the Al Maadi Hospital in Cairo to celebrate. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A quartzite colossus possibly of Ramses II and limestone bust of Seti II have been discovered at the ancient Heliopolis archaeological site in the Matariya area of Cairo. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art reopened this month after being closed since a 2014 car bombing. Egypt's antiquities minister called the museum's revival a victory over terrorism. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens 3 Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It

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