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Palestinian president arrives in Baghdad on official visit

Iraqi President Barham Salih and Prime Minster Adil Abd al-Mahdi met on Sunday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Baghdad, where they discussed the latest political developments in the Palestinian cause. The top officials decided issues including violations against Jerusalem and al-Aqsa Mosque. Abbas reviewed the latest political developments in …

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The Surprising History of the Pencil.

Having previously explored such mysteries as who invented writing and how sounds became shapes, it’s time to turn to something much less mysterious, a seemingly mundane yet enormously influential tool of human communication: the humble pencil. “Take a pencil to write with on airplanes. Pens leak,” states the first of …

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