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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • August 04, 1949

    Jordanian Interest in Aleppo

    Report on the Jordanian legation's interest in the effects of King 'Abd Allah's statements on Aleppo in Northern Syria. The Journalist informer meets with a Jordanian agent to discuss Jordanian orders on this matter.

  • August 05, 1949

    Untitled report on land purchases for the Jews

    Short document on Jewish businessmen purchasing real estate shares in the Douma-Damascus area.

  • 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 08, 1949

    Jordanian Activities against Syria

    The Jordanian Legation meets with the former Syrian minister to prepare propaganda against Ḥusnī al-Za'īm.

  • August 08, 1949

    Jordanian Activities against Syria

    The Journalist Informer recieves information that a Jordanian agent has received instructions to blackmail a former Jordanian/current Syrian agent.

  • August 08, 1949

    Suspension of a French-Syrian Newspaper

    Report on the effects of the suspension of a Syrian newspaper in Lebanon.

  • 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 09, 1949

    Untitled report on France, Lebanon, and Syria

    Report on a rumor that Syria and Lebanon will return to being governed by France.

  • August 09, 1949

    Attack Against the Jews in Damascus

    Report on an attack against Jewish people in Damascus by Palestinian terrorists, a request for help from the Syrian Jews to the American Legation in Beirut.

  • August 10, 1949

    Jordanian-Iraqi Activities against Syria

    Report on a meeting between the Jordanians and Iraqis to share information on the activities of the Za'īm government.

  • August 11, 1949

    France, Lebanon, and Syria

    Report regarding the French-Turkish relationship, the French ask Turkey for help in Lebanon and Syria.

  • 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.

  • August 15, 1949

    Movements by the Syrian Opposition

    Report on a meeting between former Syrian politicians Aḥmād al-Sharābānī and Jamīl Mardam Bay in Suez.

  • August 15, 1949

    Coup d’Etat against Husni al Za’eem

    Report on the coup against Ḥusnī al-Za'īm, the effects of his execution.

  • August 16, 1949

    The Assassination of Sami al-Hinnawi

    The Journalist Informer follows up on rumors surrounding the assassination of Ḥusnī al-Za'īm.

  • August 18, 1949

    The Parti Populaire Syrien

    Report regarding PPS support for the coup against Husni al-Za'eem and the coup's effect on the PPS.

  • August 19, 1949

    French Coup d’Etat against Lebanon

    The Journalist Informer meets with an Israeli agent to discuss the military coup in Syria and the French coup attempt in Lebanon.

  • November 19, 1949

    Activities of the Lebanese Communist Party

    List of publications, meetings, strikes, and other activities by the Communist Party of Lebanon in 1946.

  • December 30, 1949

    Plan for a Coup in Syria

    Short report on a plan to carry out another military coup in Syria.