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The goddess Hathor tames a giant cobra as Horus looks on in "Gods of Egypt," now available on Blu-ray from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

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Ethiopia Sharing the Nile with Egypt Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, greets Egyptian president Abdel Fatah el-Sisi at 10 Downing Street in London ahead of their meeting Thursday Nov. 5, 2015. British Prime Minister David Cameron declared Thursday it was "more likely than not" that a bomb brought down a Metrojet flight packed with Russian vacationers — a scenario that officials from Russia and Egypt tried to dismiss as premature speculation. Cameron said he had grounded all flights to and from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, stranding thousands of British tourists at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, because of "intelligence and information" indicating that a bomb was the likely culprit in the crash Saturday that killed 224 people. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

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An Egyptian soldier stands guard near the Suez Canal as an American container ship crosses the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt, in this Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, file photo. Egypt on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, will unveil a major extension of the Suez Canal, a mega-project that has emerged as a cornerstone of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s efforts to restore national pride and revive the economy after years of unrest. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

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An Egyptian soldier stands guard near the Suez Canal as an American container ship crosses the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt, in this Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, file photo. Egypt on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, will unveil a major extension of the Suez Canal, a mega-project that has emerged as a cornerstone of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s efforts to restore national pride and revive the economy after years of unrest. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

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The Sphinx - Giza, Egypt

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Egyptian police officers stand on the 6th October bridge opposite the Italian consulate following a blast in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, July 11, 2015. A large explosion struck outside the Italian Consulate in Egypt's capital Cairo early Saturday, severely damaging the building and killing one civilian, and injuring four others, officials said. An Italian diplomat said the consulate was closed at the time and no staff members were wounded in the blast. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) ** FILE **

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President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, speaks at the funeral of the top public prosecutor Hisham Barakat, killed in a terrorist attack, as he was surrounded by Barakat's family members in Cairo, Egypt. (Egyptian Presidency via AP, File)

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In this picture provided by the office of the Egyptian Presidency, a military procession accompanies the casket of Hisham Barakat, the top judicial official in charge of overseeing the prosecution of thousands of Islamists, including former President Mohammed Morsi, at his funeral in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi promised to speed up proceedings against extremists by amending laws and freeing up the judiciary, a day after the country’s top prosecutor was killed in a car bombing. (Egyptian Presidency via AP)

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In this picture provided by the office of the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center front, Minister of Defense Sedki Sobhi, center right and former acting Egyptian president Adly Mansour, second left, attend the military funeral of Hisham Barakat the top judicial official in charge of overseeing the prosecution of thousands of Islamists, including former President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (Egyptian Presidency via AP)

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FILE - In this Saturday, April 26, 2014 file photo, ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak attends a hearing in his retrial over charges of failing to stop killings of protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his downfall, in the Police Academy-turned-court in the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s deposed leader Hosni Mubarak and his two sons were sentenced Saturday to three years in prison and a fine in a retrial on corruption charges they faced earlier. It wasn’t immediately clear whether it will include time he’s already served since his country’s 2011 revolt. (AP Photo/Tarek el Gabbas, File)

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir reads a document during a meeting of Arab heads of state, in Sharm el Sheik, South Sinai, Egypt, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell)

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In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, talks with Saudi King Salman after the king arrived in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Saturday, March 28, 2015. El-Sissi later made the remarks at the opening session of an Arab summit held in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. (AP Photo/MENA) (AP Photo/MENA)

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National Edition News cover for February 22, 2015 - Obama admin. pressured to ignore Egypt's human rights abuses as Islamic State threat grows: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, performs a posed handshake for photographers with Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the start of their meeting in London, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 photo, Egyptians wait to leave a detention center for illegal immigrants east of the city of Misrata, Libya during their deportation back to Egypt. The deportation follows the beheading of a group of Egyptian Christians by militants after they were abducted from Sirt(...)

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Egypt's government said its fighter jets pounded Islamic State camps and arms depots across the border in Libya, in the morning and in the afternoon, in response to a horrific video the terrorist group posted showing the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians. (Associated Press)

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Men mourn over the Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and killed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group, at the Virgin Mary church in the village of el-Aour, near Minya, 220 kilometers (135 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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FILE - In this May 8, 2014 file photo, Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi sits in a defendant cage in the Police Academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. A new trial for Morsi opened Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Cairo, with prosecutors accusing him of espionage and leaking confidential information to Qatar while in office. Morsi, overthrown in July 2013 following mass protests demanding his resignation, does not recognize the court, and insists Egypt's current leadership came to power in a coup d'etat and is thus illegitimate. (AP Photo/Tarek el-Gabbas, File)