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Zahi Hawass Fired

• arclein
Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass, sometimes known as "the Mubarak of antiquities" for his domineering politics or "the Egyptian Indiana Jones" for his outlandish personality and hat (he once called himself "the real Indiana Jones"), has been fired. The move has delighted activists who saw him as an extension of the

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Comment by Ed Vallejo
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This is the first 'good news' I've seen in a long, long time!  Many are rejoicing the goodbye to this HACK.

I remember not too long ago seeing him tell a camera "this is the FIRST time anyone has EVER been in this room - you are seeing it before anyone!" - yet we see not only footprints in the sand leading into the room, but CABLES leading into it for lights and cameras.  Flat out LIE - and it wasn't the first, either.

GLAD to see him gone. 

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