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Iraqi Transportation Minister: Iraqis ‘Launched Spaceships 7,000 Years Ago’

At the inauguration of a new airport in southern Dhi Qar, Iraqi transportation minister Kadhem Finjan al-Hamami asserted that Sumerians, the members of an ancient Iraqi civilization, built “the first airports” and “Sumerian spaceships used to launch from here towards the other planets” 7,000 years ago.

Here is a close-up view of one of the ancient Sumerian clay tablets upon which cuneiform writings were made more than 3,800 years ago shown Nov. 29, 1952. They were unearthed near Nippur, Iraq, by Donald E. McCown of the University of Chicago during a 1951-52 expedition. This tablet is …

Egypt Confirms Russian Airliner Has Crashed In Sinai

Egypt confirmed on Saturday that a Russian passenger plan had crashed in central Sinai. A statement from the prime minister’s office said Sherif Ismail had formed a cabinet level crisis committee to deal with the crash. The jet carrying 224

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