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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.

  • October 30, 1935

    Report about Anṭun Sa'adah (Anton Saadeh)

    Report on the PPS and a meeting with Anṭun Sa'adah

  • 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.

  • January 23, 1944

    The Police Lauds Prince Farid

    Letter to the Lebanese Minister of Finance regarding the arrest of a thief after an inquiry led by Emir Chehab.

  • May, 1945

    Al Kaf al Aswad (The Black Hand) Society

    Short document with information on the Palestinian Islamist organization the Black Hand society, its foundation and development, etc.

  • August 24, 1945

    Military Organisation of the Lebanese Territory

    Short document on the organization of the Lebanese army.

  • September 12, 1945

    Cooperation with the Military Intelligence

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

  • November 01, 1945

    The Kidnapping of Khairi al Ka’ki

    Short document with details of Khari al-Ka'ki's kidnapping.

  • February 22, 1946

    British Congratulations for Uncovering Thefts

    Short letter from the British security services in Syria and Lebanon thanking the Lebanese police for recovering stolen cars for the Allied army.

  • February 27, 1946

    British Congratulations for Uncovering Thefts

    Short letter thanking Farid Chehab for his assistance in uncovering thefts.

  • 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

  • June 07, 1946

    Gratitude for Uncovering a Theft

    Letter from the interior minister regarding an attached telegram thanking Farid Chehab for recovering stolen goods and police efforts which led to the arrest of Amin Sunduq.

  • July 02, 1946

    Uncovering a Murder

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

  • July 05, 1946

    Gratitude for Uncovering a Murder

    Letter thanking Chehab for uncovering the murder of Charles Tunisi.

  • October 31, 1946

    Lauding the Police’s Efforts

    Letter from the Attorney General thanking Farid Chehab for assisting the prosecutors in their investigations.

  • November 14, 1946

    Coordination with the Palestinian Police

    Letter to the Foreign minster regarding a cooperation agreement between Lebanese and Palestinian police.

  • April 09, 1947

    Arrest of a Gang

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

  • April 18, 1947

    Information regarding the Brotherhood

    Information about Muslim Brotherhood activities in Lebanon, including a meeting held on the 17th of April, a plan for local Islamic education headed by the Brotherhood and information on Brotherhood membership.

  • April 22, 1947

    Transfer of a Telephone Line

    Document about the transfer of Chehab's phone line to his new home