The Muslim Brotherhood
Account of the Muslim Brotherhood's division in Syria and tension with communists and the Syrian government.
September 26, 1948
Security Agreement between Lebanon and Syria
[Probable draft] of a joint security agreement between the Lebanese Sûreté Générale and the Syrian Sûreté Générale with sections on Jewish people, foreigners, artists, refugees, Palestinians, Communists, political and diplomatic personalities and Lebanese and Syrian nationals.
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 30, 1949
The Parti Populaire and Communism
Document describing a letter sent from Anṭūn Sa’ādah to Ḥusnī al-Za’īm with information on Communist activities.
May 03, 1949
Ra'īf al-Khūrī's (Ra'eef al-Khoury) Activities
Document describing Ra'īf al-Khūrī's activities particularly regarding the International Peace Conference.
June 17, 1949
Untitled note concerning a secret memo distributed by the Central Committee of the Lebanese Communist Party
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of Syrian and Lebanese Communist independence, a secret memo is distributed by the Lebanese Community Party defining the role of the Regional Secretary.
June 24, 1949
Untitled report on Soviet interest in events in Syria
Syria plays out as a battleground of foreign propaganda, and Chehab looks into recent developments.
June 25, 1949
Untitled report on Yugoslav activities
The Yugoslav Commission in Beirut plans to bring propaganda to Syria and Lebanon through Beirut.
July 25, 1949
Untitled report on Soviet interests in Syria
A meeting with the director of the Soviet News Agency reveals several items of Russian interest, including the American position in Syria, shipments of military ammunitions to Damascus, and a Syrian and Lebanese plan to fight communism.
August 08, 1949
Untitled report on a meeting of Communist parties
A meeting of Communist Parties endorses future activities and plans to counter Turkish, Syrian, and other regional anti-communist plans.
August 09, 1949
Untitled report on the Vatican and the Communist Parties of Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq
Communists in Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq condemn the Vatican.
August 15, 1949
Untitled report on Communist activities in Syria and Lebanon
Communists plot against Syria and Lebanon, including a publication exposing Syria's tyranny.
Untitled report on an Arab Communist summit in Lebanon
Lists of communist parties at a summit in Lebanon and of their topics of discussion.
The Communist Party and the Kurds
Information on the relationship between Syrian communist party and the Kurdish communist party, which according to CP communications is seen as a branch of the Syrian communist party.
Untitled report on the objectives of the Communist Party
Account of the major and tactical goals of the Communist Party, as well as a calendar of protests and recent modifications in strategy and objectives.
March 05, 1950
Communist Declaration in Aleppo
Declaration celebrating the worker and condemning Anglo-American colonialism, published on the anniversary of the release of the Communist Manifesto.
Communist parties liquidate several leaders in Syria and Lebanon, students from Lebanon contact the Security Council to call for intervention, and Lebanese and Syrian leaders follow suit.
November 05, 1950
Untitled report on Communist activities in Aleppo
The police arrest communists in Aleppo, a demonstration of 400 women breaks out, and the government is contacted regarding the release of prisoners. Chehab also gets word that the ministry of Nazim Al-Quds will be resigning.
The Kurds and the Russians
Document describes the development of the Kurdish nationalist movement in northern Syria and its links to the Soviet Union and Communist Party.
January 01, 1951
Pacifists in Lebanon
Report on an invitation for Pacifists from Damascus to come to Beirut, an upcoming Pacifists' meeting in Damascus.