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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • April 22, 1949

    al-Nida National Party in Lebanon

    Short document on the effects of the Syrian coup, a meeting of al-'Nida National Party and a meeting of the Iraqi Freedom Party in Beirut.

  • April 22, 1949

    Untitled report on Ḥusnī Za’īm’s visit to Egypt

    Account of Ḥusnī Za’īm's trip to Egypt, rumors of an influx of arms to Djebel al-Druze

  • April 23, 1949

    Activities of Ḥusnī Za’īm's (Husni Za'eem) Group

    Short document describing activities of the Za’īm government, including communication with Beirut and Za’īm's consultation with an advisor.

  • April 25, 1949

    Lebanese Recognition of Ḥusnī al-Za’īm (Husni al-Za'eem)

    Short document noting the Lebanese and former Syrian government's recognition of the Za’īm government.

  • April 27, 1949

    Untitled report on the Muslim Brotherhood

    Report on the Muslim Brotherhood's activities.

  • April 28, 1949

    Syrian Activities in Lebanon

    Short document discussing Mamdūḥ al-Maydānī's resumption of surveillance of Syrian movements hostile to Ḥusnī al-Za’īm and studying the communists.

  • April 28, 1949

    Jordanian Activities in Lebanon

    The mayor of Amman visits Beirut in order to discuss the situation in Syria.

  • June 15, 1949

    Syrian Opposition in Lebanon

    Regarding the identity and movements of a member of a Syrian opposition group which worked in collaboration with members of the previous government.

  • June 15, 1949

    Jewish Activities in Lebanon

    Report regarding how the changes in the Syrian government have affected the Jewish smuggling ring in Lebanon.

  • June 29, 1949

    Movement Against Ḥusnī al-Za'īm [Husni al-Za'eem]

    The Journalist Informer learns that the former Syrian Defense Minister is going to Italy and of operations which have been planned against Ḥusnī al-Za'īm.