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'United Arab Republic':
Political Union of Egypt and Syria

1958

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1958_A

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', February 5, 1958

Caption: Nasser and the U.A.R.

1958_C

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', February 12, 1958

Habib Bourguiba, President of Tunisia

1958_B

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', February 13, 1958

French aircraft in a reprisal against Algerian rebels, bomb the Tunisian village of Sakiet-Sidi Youssef resulting in the deaths of 69 Tunisians.

1958A

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', March 26, 1958

Heavens Above.
Nasser, the new satellite in space.

1958_D

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', May 18, 1958

1958B

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', May 20, 1958

The summit that never was.

1958C

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', June 20, 1958

Depicted: Nasser, Dulles and Khrushchev, while Beirut burns.

Lebanon Civil War Crisis

1958D

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', July 4, 1958

1958E

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', July 9, 1958

U.S. marine intervention in Lebanon.

1958F

By L. Jordaan, 'Vrij Nederland', July 18, 1958

Iraq - 14 July revolution.
Iraq free officers overthrow the Hashemite monarchy.

1958F

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', July 18, 1958

1958G

General Qasim was to rule Iraq for 5 years until his was overthrown by the Baath party.
He was to meet the same fate as King Faisal and Nuri al-Said.

1958I

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', July 18, 1958

'Operation Fortitude'
King Hussein of Jordan welcomes British military intervention.

1958J

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', July 22, 1958

'Eisenhower Doctrine'
Anglo-American support for Jordan and Lebanon.

1958K

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', July 23, 1958

Caption: The horse that bolted. "Er . . .any more padlocks, Ike?"

1958L

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', August 13, 1958

British paratroopers arrive in the Kingdom of Jordan.

1958_E

By Glan Williams, 'The New Chronicle', October, 1958

Khrushchev offers Nasser aid for the Aswan Dam.

1958M

By Vicky, 'The Evening Standard', November 3, 1958

1958O

By Vicky, 'The Evening Standard', November 4, 1958

1958_F

By Glan WIlliams, 'The News Chronicle', November 12, 1958

Nasser of Egypt about to gobble up Hussein of Jordan.

1958P

By Vicky, 'The Evening Standard', November 20, 1958