Islamic museum after bombing, Cairo, Egypt, 26 January 2014.

After a seven-month hiatus, restoration work of the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) in central Cairo is finally set to begin. The MIA was subjected to severe destruction and damage in January after a car bomb exploded outside the adjacent Cairo Security Directorate. The blast of the bomb destroyed the facade of the building and the nearby Egyptian National Library and Archives building.

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