FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, Sinai Bedouin 

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, Sinai Bedouin protest as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad in the central Sinai oasis of Wadi Feran, Egypt. In Egypt's restive Sinai, Bedouin leaders are pushing to take matters in their own hands and urging the government to arm their tribesmen to help keep security in the peninsula, where the state is struggling to rein in rampant lawlessness and uproot Islamic militants who have attacked Egyptian troops and neighboring Israel. But the proposal, which the government says it is considering, raises fears that the Bedouin could become a new militia, only adding to the turmoil in the peninsula. (AP Photo/Mohammed Sabry, File)
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, Sinai Bedouin protest as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad in the central Sinai oasis of Wadi Feran, Egypt. In Egypt's restive Sinai, Bedouin leaders are pushing to take matters in their own hands and urging the government to arm their tribesmen to help keep security in the peninsula, where the state is struggling to rein in rampant lawlessness and uproot Islamic militants who have attacked Egyptian troops and neighboring Israel. But the proposal, which the government says it is considering, raises fears that the Bedouin could become a new militia, only adding to the turmoil in the peninsula. (AP Photo/Mohammed Sabry, File)
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