A ride at a festival celebrating the birthday of Sayeda Zainab, the granddaughter of the Prophet Mohammad, near her shrine in Cairo, May 12, 2015.

A ride at a festival celebrating the birthday of Sayeda Zainab, the granddaughter of the Prophet Mohammad, near her shrine in Cairo, May 12, 2015.

 A butcher hangs a piece of meat during a festival celebrating the birthday of Sayeda Zainab, the granddaughter of the Prophet Mohammad, near her shrine in Cairo, May 12, 2015.

A butcher hangs a piece of meat during a festival celebrating the birthday of Sayeda Zainab, the granddaughter of the Prophet Mohammad, near her shrine in Cairo, May 12, 2015.

 A church seen during a haboob, or dust storm, in Cairo

A church seen during a haboob, or dust storm, in Cairo

 At the site of the Tian Tan Buddha in Ngong Ping on Lantau Island, Hong Kong

At the site of the Tian Tan Buddha in Ngong Ping on Lantau Island, Hong Kong

 My brother Samir at my apartment in Garden City, Cairo, August 1, 2015.

My brother Samir at my apartment in Garden City, Cairo, August 1, 2015.

 A cow is transported in al-Haram, Cairo, on Eid al-Adha, the Muslim celebration of Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son for God, October 4, 2014

A cow is transported in al-Haram, Cairo, on Eid al-Adha, the Muslim celebration of Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son for God, October 4, 2014

 A view of the working class neighborhood across Salah Salem Street from the lush Al Azhar Park in Cairo, Egypt, January 31, 2015.

A view of the working class neighborhood across Salah Salem Street from the lush Al Azhar Park in Cairo, Egypt, January 31, 2015.

 Young men on al-Qasr al-Aini hand out juice and water to drivers as the muezzin calls out marking the Maghrib prayer that indicates the end of a day of fasting during Ramadan in Cairo, June 27, 2015.

Young men on al-Qasr al-Aini hand out juice and water to drivers as the muezzin calls out marking the Maghrib prayer that indicates the end of a day of fasting during Ramadan in Cairo, June 27, 2015.

 Nurses at the hospital treating the mortally wounded public prosecutor look down on the security forces below, in Cairo, Egypt, June 29, 2015. Egypt's top prosecutor was assassinated by an extremist group in retaliation for what government critics say is a crackdown on Islamists.

Nurses at the hospital treating the mortally wounded public prosecutor look down on the security forces below, in Cairo, Egypt, June 29, 2015. Egypt's top prosecutor was assassinated by an extremist group in retaliation for what government critics say is a crackdown on Islamists.

 Police officers and civilians gawk at the damage done to cars and buildings at the scene of the car bomb that killed Egypt's top public prosecutor, in Cairo, Egypt, June 29, 2015. Hesham Barakat was the most senior Egyptian government official assassinated in decades.

Police officers and civilians gawk at the damage done to cars and buildings at the scene of the car bomb that killed Egypt's top public prosecutor, in Cairo, Egypt, June 29, 2015. Hesham Barakat was the most senior Egyptian government official assassinated in decades.

 Police arrest a drunk man in Kilburn, London

Police arrest a drunk man in Kilburn, London

 Taxidermist's shop in Islington, London

Taxidermist's shop in Islington, London

 A police conscript smokes while defense lawyers confer with one another before a session of the retrial session of former Al Jazeera English journalists, at Tora Prison on the outskirts of Cairo

A police conscript smokes while defense lawyers confer with one another before a session of the retrial session of former Al Jazeera English journalists, at Tora Prison on the outskirts of Cairo

 A mountain seen across the Red Sea from a hotel in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt is bracing for a major hit to its key tourism sector as speculation grows that a bomb  was the reason a Russian airliner crashed, killing all 224 people on board, after taking off from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport on October 31, 2015.\

A mountain seen across the Red Sea from a hotel in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt is bracing for a major hit to its key tourism sector as speculation grows that a bomb was the reason a Russian airliner crashed, killing all 224 people on board, after taking off from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport on October 31, 2015.\

Arego Simon takes a break from listening to BBC World News on hi

Arego Simon takes a break from listening to BBC World News on hi

Arego Simon takes a break from listening to BBC World News on his radio to reflect over the grave of his brother, Attore. At 76 years old, Arego lived through independence from Britain, and two North-South Sudanese civil wars. During the latest civil war, the grave was damaged by shrapnel from the Sudanese government's Antonov bombers.