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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • August 11, 1948

    Letter from Charles F. Knox, Jr., Counselor of Mission at Tel-Aviv, to US Secretary of State, 'Arrival of Minister and Staff of USSR Legation'

    Knox reports that the Soviet diplomatic legation at Tel-Aviv is staying in the same hotel as the US legation due to a lack of lodging available to house them.

  • November 05, 1948

    Adeeb Farzli and Zionism

    Report that Adeeb al-Farzli has gone undercover to the town of Tel [Nahaas] in order to conduct surveillance on Zionists.

  • April 05, 1949

    Agreement among Jordanian Newspapers

    Short note about an agreement between Jordanian newspapers to publish the armistice agreement between the Jordanians and the Israelis signed the previous day.

  • April 28, 1949

    Untitled report on Jewish activities in Lebanon

    Report on Syrian smuggler working to transport Syrian Jews into Palestine.

  • May 09, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet policy towards Zionist Jews

    Fragment describing repression of Zionist Jews in the Soviet Union.

  • May 16, 1949

    A Syrian, Lebanese, Palestinian Communist Conference

    A report on the Communist conference in Haifa regarding the topics on the agenda.

  • May 28, 1949

    Communist Moves against Ḥusnī al-Za'īm (Husni al Za'eem)

    The Journalist Informer reports that Lebanese Communists in Haifa have begun to coordinate with Khālid Bakdāsh and his allies in Haifa in order to discuss taking shared actions against Ḥusnī al-Za'īm and his government.

  • June 16, 1949

    Khaled Bikdash in Haifa

    The Journalist Informer confirms Khālid Bikdāsh's arrival in Haifa, as well as his trip to Lebanon where he met with the leader of the Lebanese Communist Party.

  • June 23, 1949


    Report regarding the new prime minister of Yugoslavia who is working towards cooperation between Tito and Israel.

  • June 25, 1949

    Jewish Activities

    Report of the movements of three men who met with Jack Franco in Beirut.

  • June 25, 1949

    Jewish Activities

    Report on a Jewish agent from Syria working for Israel.

  • June 28, 1949

    Smuggling Jews out of Lebanon

    Report regarding the smuggling of Syrian Jews from Lebanon to Palestine.

  • June 29, 1949

    Smuggling Jews out of Lebanon

    Report regarding an operation to smuggle Jews from Beirut to Palestine.

  • June 30, 1949

    Smuggling Syrian Jews

    The Journalist Informer reports on the continued smuggling of Syrian Jews from Beirut to Palestine on the orders of the Israeli government and the movements of the smugglers in the 24 hours prior to his report.

  • July 01, 1949

    Smuggling Jews out of Lebanon

    The Journalist Informer meets with Jack Franco to discuss the smuggling of Syrian Jews from Beirut to Palestine.

  • July 20, 1949

    Israeli Activities in Lebanon

    Report on a pamphlet published by the Israeli government detailing Israeli foreign and domestic policy and distributed to Jewish people in Lebanon.

  • July 26, 1949

    Untitled report on Adib Habaib's trip to Haifa

    Description of Adib Habaib's recent trip to Haifa to retrieve his son.

  • August 05, 1949

    Letter to Patriarch Mubarak from the Jews

    The Journalist informer reports on the delivery of a letter from a lawyer in Haifa to Patriarch Mubarak.

  • August 11, 1949

    Gold Smuggling into Israel

    Report regarding the network of gold smugglers working for Jewish immigrants to Israel, regarding talks with potential buyers.

  • August 15, 1949

    Untitled report on the return of Palestinian refugees

    Short document regarding the return of Palestinian refugees to Israel.