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Cherubic youngster Ahmed Mansour Qurany and his father, identified as Mansour Qurany Ahmed, appeared on the Egyptian talk show Al-Ashara Masa'an on Saturday. Screengrab from YouTube by NPR hide caption

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People gathered during a candlelight procession to honor the memory of Giulio Regeni in his hometown of Fiumicello, Italy, on Sunday. Paolo Giovannini/AP hide caption

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As Questions Swirl, Italy Mourns Death Of Italian Student In Cairo

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"There is a vibrant political atmosphere that will be conducive to greater achievement" in Egypt, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry tells NPR. But, he says, "I can't say we're perfect." Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Egypt's Foreign Minister: Egypt Has A 'Very High Degree Of Security'

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's motorcade drives on a red carpet during a trip to open a social housing project in a suburb of Cairo on Saturday. One local newspaper devoted its entire front page Monday to accusing Sissi of decadence even as he asks Egyptians to tighten their belts. AP hide caption

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'Egyptian Jon Stewart' Bassem Youssef Will Now Satirize U.S. Democracy

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Egypt's justice ministry says it will begin strictly enforcing a law requiring foreign men to pay to marry a woman 25 years younger or more. Human rights groups say the law only bolsters a business that preys on the poor and the vulnerable. George Peters/Getty Images hide caption

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Does Egypt's Law Protect 'Short-Term Brides' Or Formalize Trafficking?

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U.S. troops from the 82nd Airborne receive rifles in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in 1982. For decades, U.S. troops have been part of the multinational peacekeeping force in the Sinai Peninsula designed to ensure the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt. While the accord has held, extremists linked to ISIS now operate in the Sinai and are considered a threat to the Americans. Aristotle Saris/AP hide caption

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The Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art in Cairo featured a project by artist Mohamed Allam titled "My Nineties: A Panorama of Collective Memory Televised" in April 2013. Marwa Morgan / Demotix/Corbis hide caption

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Soheir al Batea died after a surgery for female circumcision in 2013. Courtesy of Equality Now hide caption

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Egyptian Doctor Found Guilty Of Female Genital Mutilation Isn't In Jail

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Seats from the Airbus jet that crashed in Egypt are examined by a Russian Emergency Situations Ministry employee, in this image released by the agency. Egyptian officials say they're investigating a noise heard at the end of the flight's cockpit voice recording. AP hide caption

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