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One year after revolution Egypt struggles to attract tourists

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Tourists visits the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo on Jan. 24 in Cairo, Egypt. The country is struggling with falling tourism figures and rising unemployment following last year's revolution, which ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

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Tourist visits the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo on Jan. 24 in Cairo, Egypt. The country is struggling with falling tourism figures and rising unemployment following last year's revolution, which ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

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A young man rides a camel in the Sphinx village on Jan. 24 in Cairo, Egypt. The country is struggling with falling tourism figures and rising unemployment following last year's revolution, which ousted President Hosni Mubarak. The Egyptian parliament, chaired by Mahmoud el-Saqqahm, met yesterday and elected leading Muslim Brotherhood member Saad al-Katatnias as speaker.

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A vendor sells oranges in the Magra El-Oyoun market on Jan. 24 in Cairo, Egypt. The country is struggling with falling tourism figures and rising unemployment following last year's revolution, which ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

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A general view shows Egyptian protesters demonstrating one day before the first anniversary of the 25th January uprising in Tahrir square, Cairo, Egypt.

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Egyptian protestors read a local newspaper outside a tent in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt, on Jan. 24. Al-Adly, Mubarak and four top security officers are being tried for complicity in the deaths of hundreds of protesters at the hands of security forces during the 18-day uprising, which started one year ago this week. Mubarak stepped down on Feb. 11. The six could face the death penalty if convicted.

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