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Relatives and supporters of Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah react after Monday's verdict in a trial over an illegal protest. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives of Egyptian Coptic Christians purportedly murdered in Libya by self-proclaimed Islamic State militants mourn for those killed. Mohamed el-Shahed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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ISIS Beheadings In Libya Devastate An Egyptian Village

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A pickup truck bursts into flames as a riot breaks out outside of a soccer match between Egyptian Premier League clubs Zamalek and ENPPI at Air Defense Stadium, in a suburb east of Cairo, on Sunday. Ahmed Abd el-Gwad/AP hide caption

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Australian journalist Peter Greste (left) of Al-Jazeera news channel and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (center) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, listen to the verdict inside the defendants' cage during their trial for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Al-Jazeera English correspondent Peter Greste, appears in court March 31, 2014, along with several other defendants during their trial on terrorism charges in Cairo, Egypt. Heba Elkholy/AP hide caption

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Al-Jazeera's Australian correspondent Peter Greste, seen here at a court room during trial in Cairo, Egypt, was released and deported Sunday. Ahmed Abd El Latif/AP hide caption

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NPR's Leila Fadel on Weekend Edition Sunday

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Protester chant slogans in downtown Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday to mark the fourth anniversary of of the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Several people have been killed in clashes with security forces. Hassan Mohamed/AP hide caption

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Anti-government demonstrators celebrated in Tahrir Square upon hearing the news of the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, 2011. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Egypt's Citizens Still Wait 'To Breathe Deep The Air Of Freedom'

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To Enjoy 'Exodus,' Don't Take It As Seriously As It Takes Itself

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