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Art experts and enthusiasts strongly condemned the devastation wreaked last week at the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo, which was damaged in a blast aimed at the nearby Cairo security directorate on Friday (January 24th). Two car bombs exploded outside the directorate last week, killing four people and inflicting heavy damage on the building and collections of the Museum of Islamic Art, located opposite the directorate on Port Said Street.

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