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Gamal Abdel Nasser, President of Egypt

1954

1954_A

By Helmy El Touny, Egypt

"Gamal Abdul Nasser... The Dream," and what he represented at the time: hope, strength and the dignity of the Egyptian.

By Mariam Hamdy

1954A

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', February 12, 1954

Anglo - Egyptian deadlock over the future of the Suez Canal zone.

1954_B

By NEB (Ronald Niebour), 'The Daily Mail', February 26, 1954

1954B

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', February 27, 1954

1954_C

By Vicky, 'The New Statesman', November 6, 1954

Depicted: Churchill and Eden, The Elgin Marbles

1954C

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', March 2, 1954

After months of infighting General Neguib has come out on top in the Cairo power struggle.

1954D

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', March 17, 1954

While Egypt plays piggyback, the West looks to Turkey for a new Middle East defense plan.

1954E

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', March 30, 1954

Nasser gains the upper hand and Naguib spends the next 18 years under house arrest.

1954F

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', June 21, 1954

The mystery pharaoh is none other than 'the out of date imperialist' Winston Churchill.

1954G

By Horner, 'The News Chronicle', July 29, 1954

Britain and Egypt sign the Suez Canal Agreement, whereby all British troops were to be withdrawn from Egypt by June, 1956.

1954H

By Vicky, 'The Daily Express', September 21, 1954

1954_D

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', December 22, 1954

Depicting: Enosis - Union of Cyprus with Greece banners by Archbishop Makarious and Colonel Grivas.