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Egyptians relax outside a Cairo cafe. Crowds often fill cafes and shops that stay open late and the government is facing a backlash over forcing stores and restaurants to close earlier. Officials say the nation has to save electricity, but they also seem intent on taming a population they see as unruly. (Associated Press)

Egyptians relax outside a Cairo cafe. Crowds often fill cafes and shops that stay open late and the government is facing a backlash over forcing stores and restaurants to close earlier. Officials say the nation has to save electricity, but they also seem intent on taming a population they see as unruly. (Associated Press)

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