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Protests in Cairo despite Curfew

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The Egyptian government set out a curfew in several cities across the country. Despite these restrictions, there have been reports of protests. In particular, the situation in Cairo may seem to escalate.

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Zahi Hawass removed from his Office in a Cabinet Shuffle by Egypt's Prime Minister Essam Sharaf

In his latest attempt to put an end to the continuing protests around the country, Prime Minister Essam Sharaf fired several of his ministers including Zahi Hawass, Egypt's Antiquities Minister.

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Zahi Hawass Addresses his Return to the SCA and the Rumours about him (Video)

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Zahi Hawass addresses his return and plans for re-opening museums. Hawass also addresses slander against him.

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800 Artifacts still missing near Ismailia

It is reported that around 800 artifacts are still missing from a warehouse in the area of Qantara-East after armed robbers raided this facility following unrest.

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Final List of Objects missing from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

After Dr. Hawass announced several weeks ago that a detailed examination of the Museum's objects was under way, a thorough report was released listing the objects deemed missing.

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12 Missing Artifacts returned to the Egyptian Museum

After these objects were stolen in the late January protests from the museum, they have recently been retrieved again with the help of a foreign archaeologist, having contacted proper authorities.

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Dr. Hawass explains the reasons behind his 'Resignation'

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In an interview posted on his very own blog, Dr. Hawass elucidates the reasons behind his resignation from his post at the Ministry of Anitiquities.

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Dr. Zahi Hawass tendering possible resignation?

As has been reported by the CNN and the New York Times, Dr. Zahi Hawass may have tendered his possible resignation as a result of the protests.

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Current Archaeological Situation in Egypt

Several news items are compiled to detail the current state of Egyptian antiquities.

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Protesters Target Hawass

Protesters, disaffected by low wages and income, appear in Zamalek to voice their concerns over Zahi Hawass from heading up the SCA.

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