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July 22, 1949

Jordanian Movements in Lebanon

The journalist informer meets with a Jordanian agent and learns about anti-communist books [illegible, poss. purchased] in Iraq, a leaflet against Husni Za'eem which was published in Damascus in July, and communications between the Kurds of the Jazeera region and the Russian legation.

July 22, 1949

Russia and the Kurds

A group of Kurds visit the Russian legation in order to discuss the current situation in the Jazeera region of Syria.

July 15, 1949

The Kurds’ Activities

Report on the activities of the Kurds who are cooperating with the Russians and a Kurdish Conference held in the Jazeera region in early July.


Kurdish Communist Activities

A list of the Kurdish organizations involved in Communism, names of Kurdish communists and numbers of Kurds in the Communist Party in the Jazeera region.


Kurdish Activists

A list of Kurdish activists including their whereabouts and activities.


The Kurds in Al Jazeera

Report on a coup plot against Turkish Prime Minister Adnan Menderes, Kurdish activities in al-Jazeera and Soviet interest in Kurdish activities.

June 30, 1949

Russian Interest in the Kurds

The Journalist Informer reports Russia's continued interest in Kurdish actions in Syria, provides information on recent Kurdish activity.

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 3, 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.


Kurdish Activities in al Jazeera

Description of Kurdish armament against Turkey in pursuit of a Kurdish Republic and communication with the Soviet Union.