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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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Lawyer and former presidential candidate Khaled Ali (center) celebrates with others after the Supreme Administrative Court said two islands, Sanafir and Tiran, are Egyptian on Monday in Cairo, Egypt. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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The new Grand Egyptian Museum, seen here near the pyramids of Giza in June 2015, is due to open late next year. It will display thousands of artifacts, many of them never shown publicly before. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fit For A King: Grand Museum Will Showcase Tut And Egypt's Ancient Culture

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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet at the Kremlin in Moscow last year. Both leaders have been quick to congratulate U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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A woman looks at gold jewelry in Cairo's Khan al-Khalili market. Gold jewelry is traditionally given to a bride in Egypt as part of a marriage agreement. Many young Egyptians have found they can't afford to get married due to the soaring price of gold and rising costs of basic items. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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In Egypt, The High Cost Of Romance Is Crippling Hopes Of Marriage

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Egyptians wait on shore in Rosetta on Sept. 22 as a coast guard boat arrives carrying the bodies recovered from a boat that capsized off Egypt's Mediterranean coast. Eman Helal/AP hide caption

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Seeking A Better Life, A Migrant Survives A Shipwreck And Wonders What's Next

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Investigative journalist Hossam Baghat (center), who founded the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, leaves a courtroom at the Cairo Criminal Court in March. Mohamed Elraai/AP hide caption

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Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, chant slogans against the Egyptian military during a trial in which they were charged with violence in Alexandria, Egypt, on March 29, 2014. Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been jailed by the current government. A former prisoner tells NPR he saw some turn to ISIS in prison. Heba Khamis/AP hide caption

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As Egypt's Jails Fill, Growing Fears Of A Rise In Radicalization

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