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    A Coptic clergymen, center, casts his ballot during the new Coptic Pope elections at the main Coptic cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. A council of Egypt's Coptic Christians is voting Monday in a process that will elect a new spiritual leader for the ancient church as the community struggles to assert its identity and role amid a rising tide of Islamism that has left many Copts fearful for their future. (AP Photo/Sami Wahib)


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    Rifat al-Gureisy, 55, of the Egyptian National Circus blows fire during a rehearsal ahead of Friday’s opening show in Gaza City. While human circus acts made the trip, the animals were left behind because of the cost of transporting them. (Associated Press)


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    Rifat al-Gureisy, 55, of the Egyptian National Circus blows fire during a rehearsal ahead of Friday’s opening show in Gaza City. While human circus acts made the trip, the animals were left behind because of the cost of transporting them. (Associated Press)


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    Youssef, 3, a Muslim pilgrim from Egypt, walks with his grandfather to cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 26, 2012. (Associated Press)


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    Protesters throw stones after scuffles broke out between groups of protesters in Tahrir square when chants against the new Islamist president angered some in the crowd in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Thousands of supporters and opponents of Egypt's new Islamist president clashed in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday, hurling stones and concrete and swinging sticks at each other in the first such violence since Mohammed Morsi took office more than three months ago. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)


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    A wounded protester holds up his shoe in front of Muslim brotherhood supporters, not seen, after scuffles broke out between groups of protesters in Tahrir square when chants against the new Islamist president angered some in the crowd in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Thousands of supporters and opponents of Egypt's new Islamist president clashed in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday, hurling stones and concrete and swinging sticks at each other in the first such violence since Mohammed Morsi took office more than three months ago. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)


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    A protester throws a stone as others take cover after scuffles broke out between groups of protesters in Tahrir square when chants against the new Islamist president angered some in the crowd in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Thousands of supporters and opponents of Egypt's new Islamist president clashed in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday, hurling stones and concrete and swinging sticks at each other in the first such violence since Mohammed Morsi took office more than three months ago. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)


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    Protesters gather in Tahrir square in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Thousands of supporters and opponents of Egypt's new Islamist president clashed in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday, hurling stones and concrete and swinging sticks at each other in the first such violence since Mohammed Morsi took office more than three months ago. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)


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    A protester throws a stone after scuffles broke out between groups of protesters in Tahrir square when chants against the new Islamist president angered some in the crowd in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Thousands of supporters and opponents of Egypt's new Islamist president clashed in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday, hurling stones and concrete and swinging sticks at each other in the first such violence since Mohammed Morsi took office more than three months ago. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)


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