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Egyptian singer Suha Mohamed Ali performs in a music video. She was recently sentenced to six months in jail for inciting debauchery. YouTube hide caption

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Egypt's Morality Crackdown Targets Female Dancers

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Cairo's ornate buildings are a mix of 19th century European and Middle Eastern architecture. A massive project is designed to restore their glory, but street vendors and river boat drivers say they are being displaced by the effort. Courtesy Soheir Zaki Hawas hide caption

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Cairo Restores The Eclectic Glory Beneath Decades Of City Dust

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Al-Jazeera English television journalist Mohamed Fahmy talks to his lawyer Amal Clooney before hearing the verdict at a court in Cairo, Egypt, on Saturday. Fahmy and two others were sentenced to three years in prison on terrorism-related charges. Asmaa Waguih/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Egyptians carry the coffin of 1st Lt. Mohammed Adel Abdel Azeem, one of more than 20 Egyptian military personnel killed by militants in the Sinai on July 1. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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Egypt's Military Struggles To Quell Growing ISIS-Linked Insurgency

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Pictured here in a protest sign, Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid has been held without charge since his arrest on August 14, 2013. He was taken into custody by Egyptian police while he was taking pictures during a chaotic protest in Cairo. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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Egypt Mourns Omar Sharif, Its Homegrown Cinema Star

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Al-Jazeera English journalists Mohammed Fahmy, left, Baher Mohamed, center, and Peter Greste, right, appeared in a cage during their trial on terrorism-related charges in Cairo in March 2014. The journalists denied all charges. Greste, an Australian, was released earlier this year, but Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian, and Mohamed are still on trial. Heba Elkholy/AP hide caption

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Seeking Control Over Narrative, Egypt Puts Growing Pressure On Journalists

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Researchers discovered ancient animal mummies piled up in heaps inside a catacomb. Many of the mummies were in poor condition. Courtesy of Paul Nicholson hide caption

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Millions Of Mummified Dogs Found In Ancient Egyptian Catacombs

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A Muslim-Jewish Love Story On Egyptian TV Sends Sparks Flying

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