A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The MOI Fire in Cairo

There was a fire at the Ministry of the Interior today in Cairo. It apparently caused major damage to a building where evidence was kept. Some reports say it was set by protesting police officers, but needless to say there are conspiracy theories suggesting that the fire was an attempt to destroy records that could incriminate the security services.

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