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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, shown here in January in Cairo, could stay in office until 2034 if constitutional amendments approved by parliament pass a popular referendum. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AP hide caption

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Archaeologists discovered the ancient structure in the Egyptian town of Mit Rahina, the Ministry of Antiquities announced Tuesday. Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities/AP hide caption

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Prisoners including members of Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood wait inside a glass dock during their trial in Cairo on July 28. Egypt's courts have held mass trials of hundreds of defendants, sentencing many of them to death. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahmed Alaa, shown here in Cairo, spent three months in prison for raising a rainbow flag at the concert of a Lebanese band in Cairo last year. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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After Crackdown, Egypt's LGBT Community Contemplates 'Dark Future'

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi leads an Arab foreign ministers meeting in 2015. Sissi's widely expected victory in the March 26-28 polls is seen both as an endorsement by many Egyptians of his hard-line security policies and economic aims, and the effective crushing by state security institutions of almost all dissent. Thomas Harwell/AP hide caption

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With Little Choice, Egyptians Head To The Polls In Presidential Election

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Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahhab has been sentenced to six months in prison for spreading "false news." Anwar Amro/Getty Images hide caption

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Egyptian Singers Jailed For 'Inciting Debauchery'

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Boats sail on the Nile River in Cairo, Egypt, last October. Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries, Sudan and Ethiopia, have flared up again over the construction and effects of a massive dam being built by Ethiopia on the Nile River. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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