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        12/20/2011, Kislev 24, 5772

      Cairo Protesters Burn Egypt’s History


      Fires set by protesters against the Egyptian military regime have literally destroyed part of Egypt’s history, burning rare manuscripts. Firefighters caused additional damage to books by drenching a fire at a research center, where water damaged many books that escaped being burned.