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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • April 23, 1949

    Syrian-Lebanese Relations

    Short document describing the activities of a Syrian Army official- in Beirut, where he delivered goods to Lebanon on behalf of the Syrian Army.

  • May 05, 1949

    Syrian movements in Lebanon

    The Journalist Informer writes that Mamdūḥ Maydānī returned to Damascus on the orders of Ḥusnī Za'īm. Maydānī wanted to return to Beirut to continue and increase surveillance of Syrians and Communists in the city.

  • May 27, 1949

    Jordanian Activities in Lebanon

    A report on a Jordanian agent who had recently returned to Lebanon. The agent contacted several Syrian men involved in the Syrian opposition or who are in the service of the Jordanian government.

  • May 27, 1949

    Syrian Activities in Lebanon

    Information on the movements of Syrian agents in Lebanon; including the intelligence agent in charge of Lebanese issues and the agent directly under Mamdūḥ Mayḍānīi.

  • June 09, 1949

    Syrian-Jordanian Cooperation

    Report on Mamdūḥ Maydānī's return to Beirut in order to continue his surveillance on Syrians living in Lebanon.

  • June 10, 1949

    Syrian Activities in Lebanon

    Report on Mamdūḥ Maydānī's activities in Lebanon; Maydānī orders cars for the Syrian General Security services and visits Mustafa Saint Charles.

  • June 15, 1949

    Syrian Activities in Lebanon

    Regarding the movements of Syrians in Lebanon; information on where they stayed and with whom they met.

  • June 23, 1949

    Syrian Movement in Lebanon

    Report on a Syrian air colonel/intelligence officer's movements in Beirut; his contacts with the Russian and Yugoslav legations.

  • June 24, 1949

    Syrian Security Movements in Lebanon

    Aḥmad Bik al-Qaṣībānīi takes over the associate directorship of the Syrian intelligence services in Lebanon; the Journalist Informer reports his movements in Beirut.

  • July 25, 1949

    A Syrian Delegation Congratulates Ḥusnī al-Za'īm [Husni al Za'eem]

    Report on a delegation representing Syrians living in Beirut who came to Damascus to meet with Ḥusnī al-Za'īm.

  • October 20, 1950

    Syrian Political Bureau in Lebanon

    Report on the formation of a Syrian political office in Lebanon by Shishaklī and his colleagues.

  • June 25, 1958

    Canceling al-Yafi's Children's Permit

    Order from the Army to cancel the permits of 'Abd Allah al-Yafi's children and send them back to Syria.