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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • May 03, 1949

    Emile Edde's Meetings

    Document describing Emile Edde's meetings on May 2, 1949.

  • May 03, 1949

    The Parti Populaire and the Lebanese Army

    Document regarding continued PPS recruitment among the ranks of the Lebanese Army.

  • May 03, 1949

    Kurdish Activities in Syria

    Document regarding Kurdish activities including in northern Syria, a Kurdish magazine in Paris, and activities of the Kurdish party in Beirut.

  • 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.

  • May 04, 1949

    Communist Declaration in Lebanon

    The Journalist Informer provides Chehab with information on a communist declaration published by the Lebanese and Syrian Communist Party which he saw posted on Madame Curie Street.

  • May 04, 1949

    Communist Cultural Seminar

    The Journalist Informer writes to Chehab that the communists were organizing a series of lectures to promote cultural cooperation between the Lebanese and Soviet communist parties, to be held at the home of Ra'īf al-Khūrī.

  • May 05, 1949

    Untitled report on Communist activities in Lebanon

    Communists in Beirut respond positively to news that an agreement has been reached to end the Berlin Blockade.

  • May 05, 1949

    Lebanese Republican Independence Party

    The Journalist Informer reports that Konsṭanṭin [?] Tābit reconstituted the Lebanese Republican Independence Party and met with party members to discuss recruiting the youth.

  • May 05, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet activities in Syria

    Report on Syrian politics following the coup by Husni al-Za'im at the end of March.

  • May 06, 1949

    al-Dāhashiya [Dahashiya]

    Information on the formation of al-Dāhashiya by Ibrahīm al-Dāhashī and [Salim Damwa], their recent activities.

  • May 07, 1949

    Untitled report on the Syrian and Lebanese Communist Parties

    Plans for a joint meeting of the Syrian and Lebanese Communist Parties at the end of May.

  • May 09, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet policy towards Zionist Jews

    Fragment describing repression of Zionist Jews in the Soviet Union.

  • May 11, 1949

    Untitled report on a Communist conference in Beirut

    Confirmation of a conference to be held jointly by the Syrian and Lebanese Communist Parties.

  • May 11, 1949

    Kurdish Activities in Lebanon

    The Journalist Informer describes Ṣalaḥ al-Dīn al-Ḥaj's visit to Beirut from Damascus, his meeting at the Russian Legation with Mr. Pisrenko and his involvement with the Kurdish party and independence movement in Syria.

  • May 12, 1949

    Untitled report on Freemasonry and the Muslim Brotherhood

    Short document on the attempts of a member of the Muslim Brotherhood to use Freemasonry to promote the Brotherhood.

  • May 12, 1949

    Riyāḍ al-Ṣulḥ [Riyad al-Solh] and al-Najādah [al-Najjadah]

    The Journalist Informer reports on a conversation with a [possibly former] member of al-Najādah during which he obtained information on the party and Riyāḍ al-Ṣulḥ.

  • May 13, 1949

    Untitled report on a Czech diplomat in Beirut

    Information about a new diplomat from Czechoslovakia in Beirut.

  • May 13, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet movements in Lebanon

    Information about Russian visitors to the Soviet diplomatic mission in Beirut.

  • May 14, 1949

    Untitled report on Jordanian movement in Beirut

    Short document regarding Jordanian surveillance of Jordanian army officers in Lebanon.

  • May 16, 1949

    Untitled report on Soviet activities in Lebanon

    Discussion of the Soviet Nationals Committee in Lebanon