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In this picture provided by the office of the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, speaks at the funeral for Hisham Barakat , the top judicial official in charge of overseeing the prosecution of thousands of Islamists, including former President Mohammed Morsi, in Cairo, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The Egyptian president 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)