Kurdish Activities in al Jazeera
Description of Kurdish armament against Turkey in pursuit of a Kurdish Republic and communication with the Soviet Union.
March 05, 1953
Islamic Activities in Lebanon: Lecture by Professor Said Ramadan [Sa’īd Ramaḍān], Delivered on 5 March 1953 in the Hall of the Islamic Orphans’ Institution in Beirut
Said Ramadan describes his travels to Morocco, Turkey, and Indonesia and his observations of Muslim civilizations.
April 01, 1953
The Dispute between Chamoun [Shamūn] and Jumblat [Junblāṭ]
Jumblatt intends to foment a mass movement against Chamoun, and prospects for reconciliation are dim. Chehab describes the onset and advancements of this rift.
King Faisal's Visit to Amman
King Faisal's visit to Amman includes visits to nearby areas like the West Bank and a secret round of negotiations on regional alliances, and Tewfiq abu al-Huda suddenly departs Amman for Beirut during this trip.
The Economic Rivalry between Britain and America
Economic rivalry between Britain and the US over Jordan intensifies through economic means and the press, with the outcome unknown.
June 30, 1954
Plans to Implement the Trade Agreement between Lebanon and Syria
Report on the implementation of a Syrian-Lebanese trade agreement, including coordinating Russian trade and agricultural products.
December 17, 1954
The Comsomol in Lebanon
Short document with information on the Lebanese Communist youth organization “Democratic Youth,” which is associated with the Comsomol.
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.
March 31, 1955
Conference of Intellectuals in Damascus
Document provides an account of a conference on youth in Damascus, which groups attended it and the activities of those groups during and immediately after the conference.
April 01, 1955
Regarding al-Malki's Assassination
Communists seize on al-Malki's assassination for political gain against Anglo-American policies.
The Political Situation in Lebanon
Lebanese government leaders debate military action against Egypt, and other countries scrutinize Lebanon's domestic situation.
The Situation in Syria: Echoes of King Saud's Visit and its Reasons
King Saud's visit to Syria sparks conversations among Syrian politicians regarding American involvement and the Fertile Crescent Project.
Hizb al-Tahreer [Ḥizb al-Taḥrīr] and Rumors Surrounding It
Account of Hizb al-Tahrir's growing presence in Jordan and al-Nabahani's confiscation by Lebanese authorities.
The Political Situation in Lebanon
Account of the importance of the President to Lebanon's policies, the stages of Lebanon's foreign policy in the last two years, and a British visit to Cairo.
January 09, 1956
Meeting at the Villa of Sheikh Salim al-Khoury in 'Aukar
A plan emerges to exploit Lebanese uranium ore, and an American diplomat discusses prospects for the Lebanese government, a recent resolution forbidding army supplies, and other regional issues.
March 11, 1956
Untitled report on the expulsion of Glubb Pasha from Jordan
King Hussein's dismissal of Glubb may strengthen prospects for the Jordanian Army, and Chehab lists reasons for Glubb's expulsion.
April 02, 1956
France's Policy in the Middle East
French influence could be useful for the Arab cause, especially against Jews, based on its record of aid and nonintervention.
April 20, 1956
Development of Lebanon's Political Situation
While the Lebanese government favors Iraq and the British, it faces pressure to support Egyptian-Syrian-Saudi policies, and an opposition front is expected to form in the coming weeks.
April 21, 1956
King Hussein’s Visit to Damascus (Its Results)
Jordanian leaders visit Damascus, yielding stronger ties that Jordan hopes will be useful in a future clash with the Israelis.
July 25, 1956
Report No. 7, 'Development of Arab Political Activities in Lebanon in relation to the Opposition to, and Support of the Turkish Alliance'
Account of Lebanese perspectives toward the Turkish Alliance, controversy over a Saudi Ambassador, US intervention, and several other matters of urgency.