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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • 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.

  • May 16, 1949

    A Syrian, Lebanese, Palestinian Communist Conference

    A report on the Communist conference in Haifa regarding the topics on the agenda.

  • May 26, 1949

    Activities of the Lebanese Communist Party

    The Journalist Informer catalogues the ways in which the Lebanese Communist Party has developed, including increased cooperation with other communist parties in the region, stronger labor unions and better public relations.

  • July 20, 1949

    Communist Parties in the Arab Maghreb

    The Journalist informer learns that the Communist parties of Algeria and Morocco have invited the communist parties of the rest of the Arab countries to form a group for joint action.

  • 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.

  • 1950

    The Committee for the Liberation of the Arab Maghreb in Cairo

    Description of the new office of the Committee for the Liberation of the Arab Maghreb in Cairo, as well as activity in the Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria offices, consideration of opening a Tunisian main office in Lebanon, and progress of the Tunisian and Moroccan independence movements.

  • 1955

    Untitled report on a visit to the Communist Bloc

    Extensive account of Cheab's visit to Budapest, Kiev, Moscow, Leningrad, Georgia, Bucharest, Sofia, and Plovdiv.

  • January 09, 1955

    Agreement to Combat Communism and Zionism

    An agreement between Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Egypt to cooperate in combating Communism and Zionism.

  • January 01, 1971

    The Democratic National Front, The Army of Occupied Dhufar, Oman and the Arab Gulf, Military Bureau, 'The Truth of the Political Arrests in Muscat'

    Several military leaders from the Democratic National Front have been arrested by the British Intelligence Service in multiple locations as a result of treason.

  • January 16, 1971

    Meeting of Arab Communist Parties in Damascus

    Report on a conference of Arab Communist parties, held to discuss the political situation in the Middle East and a list of those in attendance.