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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • January 22, 1951

    The Communists Throw a Bomb at the British Consulate in Aleppo

    Report on a bombing by a communist at the British Consulate in Aleppo.

  • January 28, 1951

    The Bomb Thrown at the British Consulate in Aleppo and the Communists' Activities

    Report on the investigation of a bombing at the British Consulate in Aleppo.

  • July, 1951

    Untitled report on Communist activities in Syria

    An Iraqi communist visits Beirut and Damascus, and several meetings are convened regarding Soviet engagement, including a meeting a democratic lawyers and Democratic Youth Conferences.

  • 1954

    Communist Deputies in Syria

    List of Communists in the Syrian People's Council.

  • May 17, 1954

    Pacifist Celebration in Damascus

    Report on preparations for the fifth anniversary celebration of the foundation of the Pacifists in Damascus.

  • 1955

    The Kurds in Northern Syria

    Describes Kurdish involvement in Communist groups in al-Jazeera. Includes a list of Communists in Bell Salor.

  • April 01, 1955

    Regarding al-Malki's Assassination

    Communists seize on al-Malki's assassination for political gain against Anglo-American policies.

  • August, 1955

    Mustapha al Barazani's Activities

    Describes Mustafa al-Barazani's activities in Northern Syria- his contact with various Kurdish groups and information that he sought regarding Turkish military movements on the border with Syria.

  • August 11, 1955

    The Kurds, Armenians, and Assyrians

    Describes the meeting of a Kurdish communist with a group of Assyrian, Syrian, and Armenian Communists in an attempt to bolster cooperation between sects within the Communist Party.

  • August 16, 1955

    Mustapha al Barazani's Activities

    Document describes communication from Mustafa al-Barazani to the Syrian Kurds regarding expanding to other Kurdish areas. Information on a meeting between Syrian Kurds.

  • September 01, 1955

    Communist Leadership Meeting

    Report on a meeting of Syrian and Lebanese Communist Party leaders to compare notes and discuss cooperation between the two parties.

  • September 18, 1955

    Communist Activity in Aleppo

    After Khalid Bekdash's visit to Aleppo, communist meetings focus on Russian engagement and the West's malicious intentions.

  • October 08, 1955

    Untitled report on Soviet activities in Syria

    Soviet aid to Damascus will surpass a recent arms deal and will include armed volunteer soldiers.

  • October 14, 1955

    Communists’ Activities in Aleppo

    Report on Communists in Aleppo's intentions to boycott France, to cut off their relations with France, and to bar members from working with France in the future.

  • October 19, 1955

    Communists’ Activities in Aleppo

    Report on communist and socialist activities and propaganda in Aleppo.

  • January 01, 1956

    Communist Activities

    Report on a meeting between the Syrian and Lebanese Communist Parties in Damascus.

  • November 26, 1956

    Untitled report about the Baath Party

    The Baath Party gains strength in Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon in its objective to fight colonialism, preserve the current Syrian regime, oppose the Baghdad Pact, and achieve other goals.

  • September, 1957

    The Situation in Jordan

    An American visit to plan a fight against communism in Jordan has dangerous ramifications, including increased tension between Arab states.

  • September 01, 1957

    Repercussions from America's Position regarding Syria and the Arab countries

    America sends warships into Syrian territorial waters, and regional powers calibrate their postures.

  • 1971

    List of Communist Party Members

    List of Communist Party members in the People's Council of Syria