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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • August 06, 1930

    Resignation from the Directorate of Posts

    Copy of Chehab's file from the Directorate of Posts.

  • July 01, 1939

    Request for a Break of Absence from the Police

    Copy of Chehab's request for a leave of absence to visit his sick brother.

  • September 12, 1945

    Cooperation with the Military Intelligence

    Letter regarding an intelligence sharing agreement between the Lebanese Police and Military Intelligence.

  • March 13, 1946

    Untitled report on an Islamic meeting in Lebanon

    A meeting convenes to discuss the formation of the Islamic Millah Society against the rising unity of Christians in Lebanon.

  • June 05, 1946

    The Uncovering of a Murder

    Letter regarding the murder of Charles Tunisi

  • July 02, 1946

    Uncovering a Murder

    Letter from Chehab to the Chief of Police in Beirut regarding the murder of Charles Tunisi.

  • 1947

    The Muslim Brotherhood

    Account of the Muslim Brotherhood's division in Syria and tension with communists and the Syrian government.

  • April 09, 1947

    Arrest of a Gang

    Mostly illegible: report on the arrest of an international gang of thieves.

  • July 22, 1947

    Report about a Murder

    Document regarding the discovery of an unidentified corpse inside of a box on the side of the road.

  • 1948

    List of Payments

    List of payments made by Chehab, sorted by month.

  • July 01, 1948

    Sidqi's Ejection from the Party

    Notes on the ejection of Siddiqi from the Lebanese Communist Party- written by someone who attended the meeting during which Siddiqi was expelled.

  • July 01, 1948

    Regarding Sidqi's Dismissal

    Notes on the ejection on Siddiqi from the Communist Party and notes about another meeting of the Lebanese Communist Party on Feb 28th.

  • August 21, 1948

    Report from the Republic of Syria, Army and Military Forces' General Command, Deuxième Bureau

    Account of recent findings, including Syrian opposition activities, the discovery of Jehovah's Witnesses, and an attempted rebellion in Jordan.

  • 1949

    British Policy in Syria

    Britain supports Syrian opposition parties--Hizb al-Shaab and the Baath Party.

  • February 01, 1949

    From a Report by France's Minister Plenipotentiary in Damascus to Beirut and Egypt

    While, after 1945, Syria greatly favored the British Government, recent events in Palestine and Arab countries have changed Syria's outlook, and France decides to change its policy toward Syria and Lebanon.

  • April 20, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet activities in Lebanon

    Short summary of a meeting at the Soviet News Bureau in Beirut on the "World Congress of Partisans for Peace" organized in Paris by the Soviet-backed World Peace Council. .

  • April 22, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet activities in Lebanon

    Fragment with information about divisions between Eastern European refugees in Lebanon.

  • April 23, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet activities in Cyprus

    Information about Soviet spying in Cyprus as well as an Armenian Patriarch from Egypt who may come to Beirut.

  • April 25, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet activities in Lebanon

    Soviet publications and radio propaganda distributed in Lebanon.

  • April 27, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet activities in Lebanon

    Report of a Russian who is used to share publications and communications between the Russian Commission and communist leaders in Lebanon.