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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • 1947

    The Muslim Brotherhood

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

  • 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.

  • 1949

    Brotherhood's Meeting in Beirut

    Short report on a Muslim Brotherhood meeting in Beirut in the wake of the assassination of the president of the organization.

  • April 27, 1949

    Untitled report on the Muslim Brotherhood

    Report on the Muslim Brotherhood's activities.

  • May 12, 1949

    Untitled report on Freemasonry and the Muslim Brotherhood

    Short document on the attempts of a member of the Muslim Brotherhood to use Freemasonry to promote the Brotherhood.

  • May 24, 1949

    Suspending Newspapers in Syria

    The Syrian government suspends several newspapers, including the Journalist Informer's. The Journalist Informer learns of a protest against the government because of the suspension.

  • May 24, 1949

    “Muslim Brotherhood” Meeting

    The Executive Commission of the Muslim Brotherhood meets in order to issue a statement with advice to Muslims regarding Ramadan.

  • October 29, 1951

    Activities of the Muslim Brotherhood in Lebanon

    Describes the Muslim Brotherhood's decision to found a branch of the Brotherhood in Lebanon, and the involvement of Sa'id Ramadan in the decision and its implementation.

  • February 01, 1952

    The Islamist and Pakistani Activities in Lebanon

    Muslims in Lebanon fear the country's changes, turning instead toward Pakistan, and plans emerge for the expansion of the Pakistani Legation and the establishment of the Islamic Caliphate.

  • July 15, 1953

    Mustapha al-Siba'i's Activities in Lebanon

    Document describes Mustafa al-Siba'i's movements and activities including his trip to Beirut, his involvement in Lebanese politics and interaction with Arab nationalists, his activities in Egypt and Iraq and information on the group 'Servants of the Prophet' ('Obaad al-rahmaan).

  • 1955

    Muslim Brotherhood's Propaganda

    Document describes the Muslim Brotherhood's methods for spreading propaganda, and Amin al-Husseini's trip to Syria to discuss the unification of Palestinian groups in Jordan and Jordanian political parties opposed to the Baghdad pact.

  • 1955

    List of Brotherhood’s Leaders

    List of Muslim Brotherhood leadership in Syria, Sudan, Jordan, Libya, Italy, Germany and the U.S.

  • January 26, 1955

    Muslim Brotherhood Activities in Lebanon

    Document regarding how the Revolutionary Government in Egypt, their attitude toward the Muslim Brotherhood, affected Muslim Brotherhood activities in Lebanon.

  • March 08, 1955

    Said Ramadan

    Description of a short phone conversation regarding Muslim Brotherhood leader Sa'id Ramadan.

  • September 13, 1956

    Muslim Brotherhood Activities

    Document describes Muslim Brotherhood and Communist Party activities in early September 1956, and covers the Suez canal crisis, the Algerian rebels, enmity between the Communists and the Brotherhood, Brotherhood camps in Syria, 1956 elections in Jordan, the Russian delegation's trip to Syria, an alliance between the Ba'ath and the Communists, and a rivalry between the Communists and Kamal Jumblat.

  • 1958

    The Muslim Brotherhood's Movements

    Document containing information on the Brotherhood's communication as well as the exodus of Egyptian members of the Brotherhood to other Arab countries, most notably Sa'id Ramadan and a number of Egyptian army officers.

  • 1962

    The Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt

    Document describes a renewal of tensions between the Brotherhood and the Egyptain government over extremist desires to create an Islamic state. Description of how the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt organized competing 'Islamic Conferences.'

  • 1962

    The Brotherhood's Agreement with Egypt

    Document about a secret rapprochement between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian government.

  • 1970

    The Secret Agreement between the Revolutionary Government in Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood

    Report on the Egyptian government's secret reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood.

  • 1970

    Between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Government of Egypt

    Description of the race between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Revolutionary Government in Egypt to establish an Islamic State.