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  • Is Zahi Hawass giving up his job?

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    UPDATE: AP has now released confirmation of Hawass’s resignation in their report on the cabinet reshuffle.  Another AP article, out of Cairo, specifically states now that Zahi was “fired.” Any news related to Zahi Hawass will be emotionally charged, as he is a lightning rod for …

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  • Seriously, did Zahi Hawass just spank Sarah Parcak?

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    Zahi Hawass has responded to yesterday’s announcement, made through the BBC, that Sarah Parcak and the University of Alabama at Birmingham has revealed thousands of new sites in Egypt, including 17 ‘lost’ pyramids.

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  • Zahi Hawass announces removal of cemetery built on antiquities land during Jasmine Revolution

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    UPDATE: Zahi Hawass reports that a coordinated effort between the SCA, local police, and the Army has removed illegal constructions built atop 22 ancient sites in the Luxor West Bank. Zahi Hawass today announced on his blog the removal of a modern cemetery illegally erected …

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  • Zahi Hawass speaks out on the legal case against him

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    UPDATE:  Dr. Hawass reports on his blog that the legal case has been appealed. Dr. Hawass has posted a response on his blog to the legal case against him. He refutes the charges and states: I have every confidence that this matter will be cleared …

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  • Zahi Hawass sentenced to one year in jail

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    Zahi Hawass has been sentenced to one year in jail and “must be relieved of his government duties”. At the moment, it is somewhat difficult to determine precisely what “land dispute” the article is referring to, but it is probably linked with an ongoing issue …

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