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Assailants torch decades-old library in north Lebanon
Two-thirds of some 80,000 books and manuscripts housed there were destroyed
- A Lebanese soldier stands guard, on January 4, 2014 in north Lebanon's city of Tripoli, outside a decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest that was torched after "a pamphlet was discovered inside one of the books that was insulting to Islam and the prophet Mohammad" said a source, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity.
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