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04/18/2011 02:20 pm ET Updated Jun 18, 2011

Antiquities Chief Zahi Hawass Sentenced To One Year In Jail

Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs Zahi Hawass has been sentenced to one year in jail on Sunday for refusing to fulfill a court ruling over a land dispute.

The Egyptian criminal court also said Hawass must be relieved of his governmental duties and ordered him to pay a LE1000 penalty.

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