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AIR 1/140/15/40/306 


Mesopotamia - moves and flights of 30 Squadron, 
R.F.C. and personnel requirements for. 


1915 Oct.10-1917 Nov.9 





AIR 1/504/16/3/23 


Report on Aviation and flying operations in 
Mesopotamia 


1915 May - 1916 June 





AIR 1/505/16/3/35 


Provision of river craft for Aviation purposes in 
Mesopotamia 


1915 Oct. - 1916 Apr. 











AIR 1/648/1 7/122/392 Report of monthly R.N.A.S. operation, Mesopotamia. 1915 Dec. 
AIR 1/674/21/6/87 The campaign in Mesopotamia 1914-1918 
AIR 1/687/21/20/S.C Paper on organisation of aviation units in Mesopotamia | 1915 





Report by Major Brooke Smith on aviation in 


1915 Apr.-1916 June 








AIR 20/514 Mesopotamia during April 1915: June 1916 
AIR 20/744 Proclamations by Military Governor Baghdad 1916 Dec.-1918 Apr. 
AIR 5/295 Organisation of Iraq levies 1922-26 





Work of the Commission appointed by the League of 





























AIR 5/389 Pts. | Nations to determine the Northern frontier of lraq. Ie Ieee 

Question of evacuation of Iraq and question of adverse 

decision by League of Nations regarding Turco-lraqian | 1925-1926 
AIR 5/403 frontier. 

Admission of Iraq into League of Nations and question 4927-1928 
AIR 5/441 Pts.| of revision of Anglo-lraq Treaty. : 
AIR 5/569 Treaty with King Feisal. 1921-1925. 

Reports of Iraq Frontier Commission appointed by 

League of Nations, 18.7.25, and questions arising 1924-1926. 
AIR 5/611 Pts. | therefrom. 

Middle East: military measures resulting from lraq coup 1958 
AIR 8/1957 in July 

Middle East: military measures resulting from lraq coup 4958-59 
AIR 8/1958 in July 

Middle East: military measures resulting from lraq coup 1959 
AIR 8/1959 in July 

Committee of Imperial Defence: 

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Memoranda 

Mesopotamia Commission: Correspondence. Includes | 1916 

draft print Papers relating to Operations in 
CAB 17/173 Mesopotamia with ms annotation 
CAB 27/145 Proposed Treaty with the Emir Feisal 1921 





CAB 37/124/31 


[Need to return Indian troops to India; and to provide 
forces for Mesopotamia otherwise than from India.] 


Signed in 1915 Feb. 16 





CAB 37/135/12 


Official and private telegrams relating to General Sir 
John Nixon's advance in Mesopotamia (in continuation 
of those circulated on 4th October). 


Printed or circulated in 
1915, Oct. 7 





CAB 37/135/21 


Official and private telegrams relating to Sir John 
Nixon's advance in Mesopotamia (in continuation of 
those circulated on 7th October). 


Printed or circulated in 
1915, Oct. 11 





CAB 37/135/6 


Telegrams relating to General Sir John Nixons 
advance in Mesopotamia 


Signed in 1915 Oct. 5 





CAB 37/136/15 


Telegrams relating to Sir John Nixon's advance in 
Mesopotamia (in continuation of those circulated on 
11th October). 


Printed or circulated in 
1915,Oct. 15 








CAB 37/136/22 





Telegrams relating to General Sir John Nixon's 
advance in Mesopotamia (in continuation of those 





Printed or circulated in 
1915 [Oct. 18] 











circulated on 15th October). 





CAB 37/138/21 


[Report on the war in Mesopotamia. ] 


Signed in 1915 Nov. 29 











CAB 37/138/5 [Reports of the war in Mesopotamia.] Signed in 1915 Nov. 23 
CAB 37/139/13 [Reports on operations in Mesopotamia.] Signed in 1915 Dec. 4, 5 
CAB 37/139/2 [Report of operations in Mesopotamia. ] Signed in 1915 Dec. 1 





CAB 42/2/10 


Alexandretta and Mesopotamia. 


Signed in 1915 Mar. 16 





CAB 42/20/9 


Minutes, etc. (Dardanelles Commission; The military 
situation; Salonica; Greece; Arab revolt; Mesopotamia; 
Anti-aircraft defence; Supply of 6-inch guns; Prisoners 
of war; Denmark.) 


Signed in 1916 Sept. 28 








CAB 42/4/15 Minutes, etc. (Mesopotamia.) Signed in 1915 Oct. 21 
Conclusion of the Committee to consider the strategical 
CAB 42/4/7 situation in Mesopotamia. SlgnecnietOckat 





CAB 42/5/22 


Minutes, etc. (Mesopotamia; Small-arm ammunition; 
Machine-guns; The Balkans; Incendiary and explosive 
bullets for use against aircraft; projected conference 


Signed in 1915 Nov. 25 





CAB 42/5/26 


An appreciation of the situation in Mesopotamia. By 
Gen. Sir E. G. Barrow, Military Secretary, India Office. 


Signed in 1915 Nov. 29 





CAB 42/6/1 


Minutes. (Operations in Mesopotamia; Salonica; Egypt; 
Gallipoli; British officers of the Indian Army serving with 
British units.) 


=? 


Signed in 1915 Dec. 





CAB 42/6/14 


Minutes, etc. (Future military policy; Garrison of Egypt; 
India and Mesopotamia; German shipping in 
Portuguese harbours.) 


Signed in 1915 Dec. 28 





Minutes, etc. (Salonica and the position in Greece; 


Signed in 1915 Dec. 6 






































CAB 42/6/4 Gallipoli; Mesopotamia; Supplies for Greece.) 
Minutes, etc. (Visit to Paris of Lord Kitchener and Sir 
Edward Grey; Gallipoli; Transport of troops going East; Signed in 1915 Dec. 13 
Mesopotamia; Supplies for Serbia; Small-arm g : 
CAB 42/6/7 ammunition for Russia.) 
Minutes, etc. (Salonica and Egypt; Shipping transport 
for the East; Mesopotamia; The future conduct of the Signed in 1915 Dec. 15 
CAB 42/6/8 War.) 
CO 730/105/6 New treaty with Iraq 1926 Jan 12-Jan-15 
Iraq treaty: conclusions of Cabinet meeting regarding : 
CO 730/106/16 presentation to Council of League of Nations IED Mahe 
CO 730/107/62 Entry of Iraq into League of Nations 1926 June 23-July 20 
Policy regarding admission of Iraq to League of : 
CO 730/107/73 Nations in 1928 IEC NOV Ed eG ua 
Occupation of Penjvin and subsequent : 
CO 730/108/6 correspondence of Shaikh Mahmud ie enie thee 
CO 730/112/5 Treaties and conventions: method of accession by Iraq | 1926 Dec 31-1927 Nov 29 
CO 730/117/9 LS Amery's report on his audience with King Faisal 1927 Jan 18-Feb 11 
Admission of Iraq to League of Nations and revision of : 
CO 730/119/10 the Anglo-lraqi Treaty DUP etree eae ne 
Admission of Iraq to League of Nations and revision of ‘ 
CO 730/120/1 the Anglo-lragi Treaty Wer Mayes-Sel 2) 
CO 730/120/5 Entry of Iraq into League of Nations 1927 Nov 9-Nov 21 





CO 730/122/10 


Extradition: arrangements between lraq and the UK, 
includes Draft Extradition Treaty 


1927 Apr 1-1928 Sept 10 


























CO 730/125/12 Revision of Anglo-lraq treaty 1927 Dec 19-Dec 23 

CO 730/125/13 Revision of Anglo-lrag treaty: includes Treaty 1927 Nov 30-Dec 21 

CO 730/127/8 Treaties and conventions: method of accession by Iraq | 1928 Jan 7-1929 Jan 30 
CO 730/132/11 Treaties and conventions to which lraq is a party 1929 Dec 20-1930 Feb 5 
CO 730/137/11 Extradition treaty between Iraq and Britain 1928 Oct 5-1929 Feb 5 








































































































CO 730/143/4 Extradition Treaty between Iraq and Britain 1929 Mar 6-Nov 18 
Future relations between HMG and Iraq: new treat 
CO 730/148/10 with Iraq : Y | 1929 Sept 25-1930 Jan 1 
Future relations between the British Government and 
Iraq: includes Determination of the Turco-lraq Frontier 
ae the Application to lraq of the Provisions af Article Wey cept ec 0 lse0 sans 
CO 730/148/9 22 of the Covenant of the League (League of Nations) 
CO 730/151/10 New treaty with Iraq 1930 May 3-May 30 
CO 730/151/11 New treaty with Iraq 1930 May 23-June 30 
CO 730/151/12 New treaty with Iraq 1930 June 10-July 12 
CO 730/151/13 New treaty with Iraq 1930 June 18-July 16 
CO 730/151/5 New treaty with Iraq 1927 Jan 4-1930 Mar 6 
CO 730/151/5 New treaty with lraq 1927 Jan 4-1930 Mar 6 
CO 730/151/6 New treaty with Iraq 1930 Feb 16-May 16 
CO 730/151/7 New treaty with Iraq 1930 Apr 25-June 19 
Proposed new treaty with lraq: diplomatic 
CO 730/151/8 veneectisiol : ae TaSOlApt so-May 1S 
CO 730/151/9 New treaty with Iraq 1930 Apr 3-June 19 
Extradition treaty between Iraq and the United 
CO 730/155/4 Kingdom : E Wet heb Asivelcaw | 
Claim of Bahai community to property in Baghdad and 
effect of case on Iraq's application for membership of 1930 Feb 12-1931 Jan 6 
CO 730/156/3 League of Nations 
CO 730/157/1 Commercial treaty between Great Britain and Iraq 1930 Nov 27-Dec 17 
CO 730/159/1 Admission of Iraq to League of Nations 1930 Aug 1-Dec 31 
Kurds: proposed combined protest regarding League of 
Nations Permanent Mandates Commission's decision 1931 Feb 18-Mar 5 
CO 730/161/4 on kurds and minorities in Iraq 
Non-Moslem minorities in Iraq: includes Protection of 
CO 730/162/8 Minorities (League of Nations. 1931) 192 lay ee nov eS 
Release of Iraq from Mandatory control and admission 
CO 730/164/5 to League of Notice : eka au 
Treaty of Alliance between Great Britain and Iraq 1922, 
1930 with Notes on the Anglo-lraq Treaty and Treaty 1922 Oct 10-1930 June 30 
CO 730/167/1 with King Feisal - 
Report to the League of Nations on the progress of lra 
CO 730/167/14 fie the aie a 7 | 1931 Mar 13-July 29 
CO 730/174/3 Activities of Jafar Sultan (Jafar al-Askari) 1932 Jan 7-Mar 10 
CO 730/176/3 Admission of Iraq to League of Nations 1932 Apr 13-Dec 6 
CO 732/47/7 Offer to return throne of Syria to King Faisal 1931 Jan 10-1931 Nov 24 
CO 732/47/8 Offer to return throne of Syria to King Faisal 1931 Nov 29-1931 Dec 17 
Candidature for throne of Syria: King Faisal and Abbas 
GGaiRa ies y g 1931 Dec 21-1932 Mar 23 
CO 732/85/8 Death of King Ghazi of Iraq 1939 
‘Report on Middle East Conference held in Cairo and 
Jerusalem.’ Conference concerning the British 
Government's involvement with Mesopotamia, 41921 
Palestine, Aden and Somaliland and its Middle Eastern 
policy. Winston Churchill and T E Lawrence were 
CO 935/1/1 among those present. 
‘Correspondence regarding the admission of Iraq to 
membership of the League of Nations.’ 
Correspondence principally between Sir Henry Dobbs, | 1927 Jan 4-1927 Aug 30 
the High Commissioner of Irag, and Leopold Amery, 
CO 935/1/13 the Secretary of State for the Colonies. (88 pages) 
FCO 14/715 Iraq/UK 1970 Jan 01- 1970 Dec 31 














FCO 17/1 


Baathism 


1968 





FCO 17/1191 


Attitude of Iraq to a settlement in Middle East 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1235 


Internal situation in lraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1236 


Problem of Kurds in lraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1237 


Problem of Kurds in lraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1238 


Problem of Kurds in lraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1239 


Annual review for Iraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1240 


Attempted coup détat in Iraq on 20 January 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1241 


Communism in lraq 


1970 Jan 01- Dec 31 





FCO 17/1243 


The Ba'ath party in Iraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1244 


Ministerial appointments and changes in Iraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1245 


Relations between Soviet Bloc and Iraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1247 


Foreign policy of lraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1249 


Political relations between USSR and Iraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1252 


Political relations between Iraq and Iran 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1253 


Political relations between Iraq and lran 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1255 


Political relations between UK and Iraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1257 


Claims against Iraq government 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1259 


Export of military aircraft and guided missiles from UK 
to lraq 


1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1498 


Attitude of Iraq to a settlement in Middle East 


1971 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1530 


Internal political situation in Iraq: the Ba'ath party 
newspapers 


1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1531 


Problem of Kurds in northern Iraq 


1971 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1532 


Annual review for Iraq 


1971 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1533 


Political relations between Soviet Bloc countries and 
lraq 


1971 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1534 


Political relations between Iraq and USSR 


1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1537 


Political relations between Iraq and Iran: pilotage in the 
Shatt El Arab waterway 


1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1538 


Political relations between Iraq and Iran 


1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1539 


Political relations between Iraq and UK 


1971 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1540 


Political relations between Iraq and UK: severage of 
relations with Iraq on 30 November 1971 following 
Iranian occupation of the Greater and Lesser Tunbs 
Islands in the Straits of Hormuz, Persian Gulf 


1971 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1541 


Political-diplomatic relations between Iraq and UK 


1971 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1551 


Diplomatic representation of UK in Iraq: expulsion of 3 
British diplomats accused of encouraging a coup 
against Baath regime 


1971 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1728 


Iraq: Annual review for 1971 


1972 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1730 


Visits of government delegations from Iraq to Soviet 
Union 


1972 Jan 01-Dec 31 





FCO 17/1731 


Political relations between Iraq and Soviet Union 


1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1732 


Political relations between Iraq and Iran 


1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1744 


Exports of arms and military equipment form UK to lraq 


1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 





FCO 17/1745 


Exports of arms and military equipment form UK to Iraq 


1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 





UK diplomatic relations with Syria, Jordan, Iraq and 























FCO 17/32 Lebanon PO tn eee 
FCO 17/410 Baath party 1967-1968 
Foreign Office, Eastern Department and successors: 
Registered Files (E and NE Series): Post mortem on 1967-1968 
FCO 17/526 Arab/lsraeli 6 day war 
FCO 17/78 Iraq 1968 
FCO 17/869 Reports on the internal political situation in Iraq 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 


















































































































































FCO 17/870 Reports on the internal political situation in lraq 1969 Jan 01-Dec 31 
FCO 17/871 Reports on the internal political situation in Iraq 1969 Jan 01-Dec 31 
FCO 17/873 British Embassy comment on Iraqs foreign policy 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/879 Iraq and Iran dispute over Shatt al-Arab 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/880 Iraq and Iran dispute over Shatt al-Arab 1969 Jan 01-Dec 31 
FCO 17/881 Iraq and Iran dispute over Shatt al-Arab 1969 Jan 01-Dec 31 
FCO 17/882 UK policy and relations with Iraq 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/883 UK policy and relations with Iraq 1969 Jan 01-Dec 31 
FCO 17/884 UK policy and relations with Iraq 1969 Jan 01-Dec 31 
FCO 17/885 British Committee for Middle East Trade mission to Iraq | 1968 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/887 Sale of aircraft and equipment to Iraq 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/888 Sale of aircraft and equipment to Iraq 1969 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/889 Sale of military equipment to the Iraq government 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/890 Sale of military equipment to the Iraq government 1969 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/891 Sale of missiles to lraq 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 17/892 Policy on the sale of arms and ammunition to lraq 1969 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31 
Human Rights Commission and the problem of Jews in 
FCO 17/977 Iraq, United Arab Republic and Syd 169 stan. 011969: Dees! 
FCO 17/988 Relations between Iraq and Arab guerrilla forces 1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 
FCO 26/1044 Information Policy Report for Iraq 1972, Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 
FCO 26/1609 Information Policy Report from Iraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 26/329 Iraq: inspectors brief and report 1969 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 
FCO 33/438 Relations with Iraq 1969 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31 
FCO 39/631 Political relations with lraq 1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 
Training of armed forces from Iraq in UK under UK 
FCO 46/535 nifty reining scheme i TOPO sancO irae ers! 
FCO 46/99 Review of military training in UK for lraq 1967 Jan 01-1968 Dec 31 
FCO 51/100 Regional command of the Iraqi Ba'ath 1969 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31 
FCO 51/139 The regional command of the Iraqi Ba'ath: reports 1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 
asa tl ad la dispute between Iran and Iraq: 1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 
Kurdish settlement in Iraq: comparisons between the 
FCO 51/147 1966 and 1970 sraposels j Tagan Ol-1gc0 Dees 
FCO 51/153 The Ba'ath party in Syria and Iraq 1964-1970 1970 Jan 01-1970 Dec 31 
FCO 51/187 The Ba'ath Party in Syria and Iraq 1964-1970 1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 
FCO 51/191 The Kurdish problem in Iraq, 1963-71 1970 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 
FCO 51/359 Iraq: annual review for 1973 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 51/49 Kuwait/Iraq relations 1968 Jan 01-1968 Dec 31 
FCO 54/35 Possible Russian interest in Iraq oil 1967 Jan 01-1968 Dec 31 
eas jt of diplomatic relations between UK and 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
arene ri Ane gad Iraq during the Middle East events in 1967 Jan 01-1968 Dec 31 
eer ie policy and lraq Petroleum Company 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 67/243 Iraq: production 1969 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31 
FCO 8/1006 Political relations with lraq 1968 Jan 01 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 8/1038 Relations with lraq 1969 Jan 01-Dec 31 
FCO 8/1171 Co-operation with Kuwait and Iraq 1968 Jan 01- 1968 Dec 31 
FCO 8/1178 Relations with Iraq 1968 Jan 01- 1969 Dec 31 
FCO 8/1897 Political situation in Iraq 1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 
FCO 8/1898 Political relations between Iraq and USSR 1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 
FCO 8/1899 Political relations between Iraq and USSR 1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 

















Political relations between Iraq and Iran: includes 
dispute over navigation rights of Shatt al Arab 


1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 






















































































FCO 8/1900 waterway 
FCO 8/1901 Political relations between UK and Iraq 1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 
FCO 8/1903 Export of arms and ammunition from UK to Iraq 1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 
FCO 8/1904 Oil in Iraq 1972 Jan 01-1972 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2090 Political situation in lraq 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2091 Political situation in lraq 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2094 Political relations between Iraq and Iran 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31 
Oil in lraq: includes statements made by Saddam 
FCO 8/2102 ices bendy Secretary of the Regional Leadership dere aaOl oie Decen 
FCO 8/2193 Political relations between Kuwait and Iraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2306 Iraq: annual review for 1973 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2307 Kurds in lraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2308 Kurds in lraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2309 Kurds in lraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2310 Political situation in Iraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2312 External relations of Iraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2313 Political relations between Iraq and Soviet Union 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2315 Political relations between Iraq and Iran 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2316 Country assessment sheets for Iraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2317 Political relations between Iraq and UK 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
Opinion of UK Parliament and public on situation of 
FCO 8/2318 Kis in Iraq ‘ ieee lan O lle Dees! 
FCO 8/2319 Economic situation in lraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2321 UK arms sales to Iraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2322 UK arms sales to lraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2323 UK arms sales to Iraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/2324 Oil in Iraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
re emanate of diplomatic relations between Iraq and 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
a ae oo of diplomatic relations between Iraq and 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 
FCO 8/628 Iraq 1967-1968 
FCO 96/123 Energy matters in lraq 1974 Jan 01-1974 Dec 31 





FO 1016/780 


Arab-lsraeli ‘Six Day' War: Middle East crisis 


1967 Jan 01 - 1967 Dec 31 





FO 1016/781 


Arab-lsraeli ‘Six Day' War: Middle East crisis 


1967 Jan 01 - Dec 31 





FO 1110/306 


Iraq: use of IRD material; UK-US cooperation; Iraqui 
attitude towards communism 


1950 





FO 141/439/6 


Movements of Emir Feisal (later King of Iraq) following 
his anti-French activities. 


1920-1929 





FO 141/581/3 


Peace Conference: Inter-Allied Commission to visit 
parts of former Turkish Empire to advise on allocation 
of Mandates 


1919 





FO 141/586/2 


Cairo Conference on Middle East Affairs 


1921 





FO 141/626/5 


Anglo-lraq Treaty, 1930: signing of treaty of alliance; 
comments on treaty; proceedings of negotiation 
meetings 


1930 





FO 141/634/2 


Extradition between Egypt and Iraq: proposed 
conclusion of treaties between Iraq and Great Britain 
and various Arab states, including Egypt; includes 
typed copy of proposed draft treaty 


1926-1929 








FO 141/705/18 





Report of the death of King Faisal of Iraq on 8 
September, 1933, and of the accession of his son, King 
Ghazi | 





1933 











FO 141/731/3 


Visit of King Faisal of Iraq to Alexandria on 22 
September, 1931, and discussion of his claims to the 
throne of Syria 


1931 





FO 141/735/2 


Policy memoranda and intelligence reports on military 
operations against Turkey in Egypt, Mesopotamia and 
Syria, and negotiations with Turkey following the 
conclusion of hostilities. Includes a sketch map 
showing the distribution of British troops around 
Antioch, Bozanti, Aleppo and Adana in September 
1915. 


No date 





FO 141/768/27 


Memoranda and interviews with Emir Adel Arslan and 
King Faisal of Iraq on a proposed Pan-Arab Congress, 
with a list of the principal members of the Pan-Arab or 
Istiqlal Party in the Middle East 


1932 





FO 141/806/2 


British policy on Kurdistan: Divisions between 
Kurdistan's pro-Turkish and pro-Kurdish (potentially 
pro-British) community, Kurdish Nationalist Movement, 
Major Noel's Diary on Special Duty in Diarbekir Vilayat, 
1915 Christian Massacre in Diarbekir Vilayat, Sheikh 
Mahmud and the Sulaimaniyah Rising, capture of 
Sheikh Mahmud, details and statistics of the diverse 
Christian communities in Diarbekir, copy of Precis of 
Affairs in Southern Kurdistan during the Great War 


1919 





FO 195/2457 


Reports from Basra. 


1914 





FO 211/634 


Treaties: Britain-lraq 


1932 





FO 248/1378 


Sheikhs Fali, Muftin and Mahmud: Iraq/Persia frontier 
disputes 


1926 





FO 248/1619 


Iraq: arms buildup; supply from USSR 


1966 Jan 01 - 1966 Dec 31 





FO 248/1619 


Iraq: arms buildup; supply from USSR 


1966 Jan 01 Dec 31 





FO 369/5777 


Twentieth international conference of Red Cross : 
protection afforded to political prisoners and civilian 
populations in war zones; Kurdish National Liberation 
movement 


1965 





FO 370/2631 


Middle East: including Arab-Israeli dispute with Kurds 


1961 





FO 370/2718 


Memoranda on Irag and Syria: the Ba'ath Party, 1961- 
1963; the Kurdish problem in Iraq; Syrian political 
parties and the political role of the army; political 
affiliations of the Iraqi army; the Shatt-al-Arab dispute, 
1935-1963; the Cairo Unity Talks 


1963 





FO 370/2719 


Memoranda on Irag and Syria: the Ba'ath Party, 1961- 
1963; the Kurdish problem in Iraq; Syrian political 
parties and the political role of the army; political 
affiliations of the Iraqi army; the Shatt-al-Arab dispute, 
1935-1963; the Cairo Unity Talks 


1963 





FO 370/2720 


Memoranda on Irag and Syria: the Ba'ath Party, 1961- 
1963; the Kurdish problem in Iraq; Syrian political 
parties and the political role of the army; political 
affiliations of the Iraqi army; the Shatt-al-Arab dispute, 
1935-1963; the Cairo Unity Talks 


1963 





FO 370/2796 


Political influence of the Shiias in lraq 


1965 





FO 370/2874 


Draft research paper on UK arms sales to Iraq 1958-66 


1966 





FO 371/10093 


Opening of the Constituent Assembly: suggested 
message from H.M. the King to King Feisal: speech by 
King Feisal: rules of procedure discussed. 


1924 








FO 371/10094 





Opening of the Constituent Assembly: suggested 
message from H.M. the King to King Feisal: speech by 
King Feisal: rules of procedure discussed. 





1924 











FO 371/10095 


Adjournment of Assembly without ratifying Treaty: date 
of reassembly: question authorising H.M. High 
Commissioner to prorogue or dissolve Assembly on 
rejection of Treaty. 


1924 





FO 371/10097 


Proceedings of Constituent Assembly and Council of 
Ministers (Irak Intelligence reports) 


1924 





FO 371/10098 


Proceedings of Constituent Assembly and Council of 
Ministers (Irak Intelligence reports) 


1924 





FO 371/10099 


Constituent Assembly law approved by Colonial Office: 
Arrangements and date of elections. 


1924 





FO 371/10100 


Constituent Assembly law approved by Colonial Office: 
Arrangements and date of elections. 


1924 





FO 371/104663 


Iraq: annual review for 1952 


1953 





FO 371/104668 


Accounts of trials, arrests and prison riots of 
Communists in Iraq 


1953 





FO 371/104726 


Arrangements for the ceremony of accession of King 
Faisal Il of Iraq 


1953 





FO 371/104727 


Arrangements for the ceremony of accession of King 
Faisal Il of Iraq 


1953 





FO 371/104728 


Arrangements for the ceremony of accession of King 
Faisal Il of Iraq 


1953 





FO 371/10825 


Defence measures to be taken in event of 
unfavourable decision of League of Nations regarding 
lrak-Turkey boundary and Mosul. 


1925 





FO 371/10826 


Minutes of 15th meeting of Council, 16th December, at 
which decision was taken: protest of Turkish delegate. 


1925 





FO 371/10827 


Turkish Petroleum Co.'s concession: negotiations with 
Govt. of Irak 


1925 





FO 371/10828 


Turkish Petroleum Co.'s concession: Copy of 
Agreement 


1925 





FO 371/11468 


Bell: Death of: appreciation of her services to lraq 


1926 





FO 371/11515 


Bell: Of Iraq Administration: memo on situation in Syria 
and its effect on Iraq. 


1926 





FO 371/115528 


Inaugural meeting of Baghdad Pact Council: 
administrative preparations; lraqi request for UK 
assistance 


1955 





FO 371/115748 


Internal political situation in Iraq: measures against 
communism 


1955 





FO 371/119103 


UK policy over Suez and dealings with Iraq: request 
from Political Office with Middle East Forces (POMEF), 
Nicosia, for clarification of UK line 


1956 





FO 371/119116 


Suez Canal: Iraqi explanation of rumours that Iraq has 
mediated between Egypt and Western powers 


1956 





FO 371/127840 


Economic side of Baghdad Pact: letter of 8 Jan 1957 
from UK Embassy, Washington, reporting discussion 
between Sir Charles Wiggin, UK Embassy, 
Washington, Mr Memminger, US State Department 
special assistant for Baghdad Pact affairs, and Mr 
Ferris, US International Co-operation 
Administration(ICA), and enclosing tentative 
Memminger-Ferris list 


1957 





FO 371/127847 


Treasury note of 3 June 1957 on administrative 
arrangements for dealing with the economic side of the 
Baghdad Pact 


1957 





FO 371/128042 


Communism in lraq 


1957 








FO 371/132502 





Effects of events in Iraq on Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iran 
and Aden 





1958 

































































































































































FO 371/132545 Political relations between countries of Arabia and Iraq | 1958 
FO 371/132774 Political relations between Arabia and lraq 1958 
FO 371/132775 Political relations between Arabia and lraq 1958 
FO 371/132776 Political relations between Arabia and lraq 1958 
FO 371/132922 Attitude of Iraq to Baghdad Pact 1958 
FO 371/132925 Secretariat and administration of Baghdad Pact 1958 
FO 371/132926 Secretariat and administration of Baghdad Pact 1958 
FO 371/132927 Secretariat and administration of Baghdad Pact 1958 
FO 371/133067 Leading Personalities in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/133068 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/133069 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/133070 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/133071 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/133072 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/133073 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/133087 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/133090 Political relations between Iraq and UK 1958 
FO 371/133093 Attitude of US and UK towards Iraq 1958 
FO 371/133134 Kurds in lraq 1958 

Murder of Royal Family of Iraq during revolution of 13 1958 
FO 371/133139 July 1958 
FO 371/133920 Administration and Secretariat of Baghdad Pact 1958 
FO 371/133921 Administration and Secretariat of Baghdad Pact 1958 
FO 371/134023 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/134024 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/134025 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/134026 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/134027 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/134028 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/134029 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/134030 Political relations between Iraq and Jordan 1958 
FO 371/134195 Iraq: Annual review for 1957 1958 
FO 371/134196 Leading Personalities in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134197 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134198 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134199 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134200 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134201 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134202 Internal political situation in Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134203 Press comment on coup in lraq 1958 
FO 371/134215 Recognition of government of Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134216 Recognition of government of Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134217 Recognition of government of Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134219 Political relations between lraq and UK 1958 
FO 371/134220 Political relations between Iraq and UK 1958 
FO 371/134227 Press articles and military publications on Iraq 1958 
FO 371/134255 Kurds in lraq 1958 
FO 371/134256 Deaths of prominent people in Iraq 1958 

Submission of new credentials addressed to Republic 1958 
FO 371/134259 of lraq 

Murder of Royal Family of Iraq during revolution of 13 1958 
FO 371/134262 July 1958 
FO 371/140682 Implications for Middle East of influx of Kurds from 1959 

















Turkey into lraq 





Implications for Middle East of influx of Kurds from 














































































































FO 371/140683 Turkey into Iraq Anoe 
FO 371/140929 Trial of Mosul rebels in Iraq 1959 
FO 371/140930 Trial of Mosul rebels in Iraq 1959 
FO 371/140931 Trial of Mosul rebels in Iraq 1959 
FO 371/157404 Kurdish questions in Middle East 1961 
FO 371/157675 Trial of Mosul rebels and detention of political prisoners | 1961 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157718 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157719 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157720 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157721 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157722 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157723 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157724 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157725 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157726 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157727 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157728 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157729 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157730 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157731 concession areas and terms 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Co (IPC) on new oil 1961 
FO 371/157732 concession areas and terms 

Accession of Kuwait to GATT; difficulty over precise 1962 
FO 371/164437 date of commercial independence 
FO 371/168738 Political relations: lraq 1963 
FO 371/168739 Political relations: lraq 1963 
FO 371/168740 Political relations: Iraq 1963 
FO 371/168741 Political relations: Iraq 1963 
FO 371/168747 Political relations: Media reports on relations with lraq 1963 
FO 371/168763 No date Defence against lraq 
FO 371/168820 Political relations: Iraq 1963 

Massacre of unarmed Assyrian prisoners (letters from 1933 
FO 371/16884 Sir S. Hoare to Sir R. Vansittart). 

Massacre of unarmed Assyrian prisoners (letters from 1933 
FO 371/16884 Sir S. Hoare to Sir R. Vansittart). 

Massacre of unarmed Assyrian prisoners (letters from 1933 
FO 371/16884 Sir S. Hoare to Sir R. Vansittart). 

Massacre of unarmed Assyrian prisoners: Attitude of 1933 
FO 371/16884 King Feisal 

Massacre of unarmed Assyrian prisoners: Attitude of 1933 


FO 371/16884 


King Feisal 











Massacre of unarmed Assyrian prisoners: British 









































































































































FO 371/16884 representation to King Feisal ies 

Massacre of unarmed Assyrian prisoners (letters from 1933 
FO 371/16885 Sir S. Hoare to Sir R. Vansittart). 
FO 371/170279 Political relations: Iraq 1963 
FO 371/170344 Ba'ath party 1963 
FO 371/170348 Political relations: Iraq 1963 
FO 371/170384 Political relations: Iraq 1963 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC): 1963 
FO 371/170501 effect of Kurdish revolt on IPC 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC): 1963 
FO 371/170502 effect of Kurdish revolt on IPC 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC): 1963 
FO 371/170503 effect of Kurdish revolt on IPC 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC): 1963 
FO 371/170504 effect of Kurdish revolt on IPC 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC): 1963 
FO 371/170505 effect of Kurdish revolt on IPC 

Negotiations with Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC): 1963 
FO 371/170506 effect of Kurdish revolt on IPC 
FO 371/170510 Execution of General Qasim 1963 
FO 371/170602 Political parties: Ba'ath regime 1963 
FO 371/170607 Political relations: Iraq 1963 
FO 371/170608 Political relations: Iraq 1963 
FO 371/170609 Political relations: Iraq 1963 
FO 371/172377 Relations with IMF/World Bank: lraq 1963 
FO 371/173241 Ba'ath Party 1963 
FO 371/174594 Political relations: Iraq 1964 
FO 371/174597 Delimitation of frontier between Kuwait and Iraq 1964 
FO 371/174610 Defence against Iraq 1964 
FO 371/174617 Kuwait Iraq talks on oil 1964 
FO 371/175697 Ba'ath Party 1964 
FO 371/175753 Internal political situation: Iraq Kurdish relations 1964 
FO 371/175754 Internal political situation: Iraq Kurdish relations 1964 
FO 371/175777 Establishment of lraq National Oil Company 1964 
FO 371/175778 Establishment of Iraq National Oil Company 1964 
FO 371/175779 Establishment of lraq National Oil Company 1964 
FO 371/175780 Establishment of lraq National Oil Company 1964 
FO 371/175781 Establishment of lraq National Oil Company 1964 
FO 371/175866 Political relations: Iraq 1964 
FO 371/179792 Political relations: Iraq 1965 
FO 371/179838 Political relations: Iraq 1965 
FO 371/180673 Anti-British propaganda in Iraq 1965 

Annual review for 1964 and 1965 and despatch Iraq 1965 
FO 371/180805 1955 and 1965 
FO 371/180925 Baath Arab Socialist party 1965 
FO 371/180935 Political relations: lraq 1965 
FO 371/185175 Iraq and Persian Gulf 1966 
FO 371/185407 Political relations: Iraq 1966 
FO 371/185483 Political relations: lraq 1966 
FO 371/185729 Political relations: lraq 1966 
FO 371/186559 Political relations: Iraq 1966 
FO 371/186776 Commercial relations: UK arms for Iraq 1966 
FO 371/186910 Political relations: lraq 1966 








































































































FO 371/187158 Political relations: lraq 1966 
Yezidi rebellion : suppression of: atrocities by lraqi 1936 
FO 371/18986 * soldiers: reports on. 
Yezidi rebellion: atrocities committed by lraqi forces in 
suppression of: attitude of Iraqi Govt. : danger to 1935 
FO 371/18990 * Christian minorities. 
Yezidi rebellion: atrocities committed by Iraqi forces in 
suppression of: attitude of Iraqi Govt. : danger to 1935 
FO 371/18990 * Christian minorities. 
Yezidi rebellion: atrocities committed by lraqi forces in 
suppression of: attitude of Iraqi Govt. : danger to 1935 
FO 371/18990 * Christian minorities. 
FO 371/190859 Arms sales: Iraq 1966 
FO 371/20013 F.O. minutes on coup d'etat 1936 
FO 371/20013 F.O. minutes on coup d'etat 1936 
Rumaitha revolt: report of C.J. Edmonds dealing with 1936 
FO 371/20032 causes of and responsibility of Iraqi Govt. 
Rumaitha revolt: report of C.J. Edmonds dealing with 1936 
FO 371/20032 causes of and responsibility of Iraqi Govt. 
Distress among Middle Euphrates tribes: proposed 1937 
FO 371/20795 relief measures 
Army coup d'etat: King Ghazi's complicity in : views of 1937 
FO 371/20795 new lraqi Prime Minister. 
Information from Nuri Pasha: alleged abortive coup 1938 
FO 371/21847 d'etat, &c. : palace activity in connexion with politics 
Information from Nuri Pasha: alleged abortive coup 1938 
FO 371/21847 d'etat, &c. : palace activity in connexion with politics 
Information from Nuri Pasha: alleged abortive coup 1938 
FO 371/21847 d'etat, &c. : palace activity in connexion with politics 
FO 371/24557 Political situation in lraq 1940 
FO 371/24558 Political situation in lraq 1940 
FO 371/24559 Political situation in lraq 1940 
Anglo-lraqi defence plans in event of Russian invasion: 1940 
FO 371/24560 entry of Italy into the war: attitude of Iraq 
Instructions to Americans to leave Iraq, British 
Propaganda in Iraq, Possible evacuation of Habbaniya 4940 
air base, lraq government relief for victims of floods 
FO 371/24561 and position of Jews in lraq 
Personalities in Iraq, Soviet governments desire to 
establish diplomatic relations with Iraq, alleged German 4940 
preparations for coup in lraq, release of French funds 
FO 371/24562 held in Iraq 
FO 371/27046 
FO 371/27061 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27062 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
Rashid Ali takes over control of Govt. offices and 
administration: H.M.G. to have no relations with new 1941 
FO 371/27062 regime: attitude of foreign R.R. in Iraq. 
Rashid Ali takes over control of Govt. offices and 
administration: H.M.G. to have no relations with new 1941 
FO 371/27062 regime: attitude of foreign R.R. in Iraq. 
Rashid Ali takes over control of Govt. offices and 
administration: H.M.G. to have no relations with new 1941 
FO 371/27062 regime: attitude of foreign R.R. in Iraq. 
FO 371/27063 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 











FO 371/27063 


Rashid Ali takes over control of Govt. offices and 
administration: H.M.G. to have no relations with new 
regime: attitude of foreign R.R. in Iraq. 


1941 





FO 371/27063 


Rashid Ali takes over control of Govt. offices and 
administration: H.M.G. to have no relations with new 
regime: attitude of foreign R.R. in Iraq. 


1941 





FO 371/27063 


Rashid Ali takes over control of Govt. offices and 
administration: H.M.G. to have no relations with new 
regime: attitude of foreign R.R. in Iraq. 


1941 





FO 371/27064 


Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 


1941 





FO 371/27064 


Rashid Ali takes over control of Govt. offices and 
administration: H.M.G. to have no relations with new 
regime: attitude of foreign R.R. in Iraq. 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops :requirements of Iraqi Govt. 
regard to disposition and transit of: increase of lraqi 
garrison at Basra 


n 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops :requirements of Iraqi Govt. 
regard to disposition and transit of: increase of lraqi 
garrison at Basra 


in 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops :requirements of Iraqi Govt. 
regard to disposition and transit of: increase of lraqi 
garrison at Basra 


in 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops :requirements of Iraqi Govt. 
regard to disposition and transit of: increase of Iraqi 
garrison at Basra 


in 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops : proposed propoganda in 
connexion: suggestions as to broadcast: reports on 
landings and reception given at Basra 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops : proposed propoganda in 
connexion: suggestions as to broadcast: reports on 
landings and reception given at Basra 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops : proposed propoganda in 
connexion: suggestions as to broadcast: reports on 
landings and reception given at Basra 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops : proposed propoganda in 
connexion: suggestions as to broadcast: reports on 
landings and reception given at Basra 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops : proposed propoganda in 
connexion: suggestions as to broadcast: reports on 
landings and reception given at Basra 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops : proposed propoganda in 
connexion: suggestions as to broadcast: reports on 
landings and reception given at Basra 


1941 





FO 371/27065 


Landing of British troops : proposed propoganda in 
connexion: suggestions as to broadcast: reports on 
landings and reception given at Basra 


1941 





FO 371/27066 


Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 


1941 





FO 371/27066 


Landing of British troops : proposed propoganda in 
connexion: suggestions as to broadcast: reports on 
landings and reception given at Basra 


1941 





FO 371/27067 


Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 


1941 





FO 371/27067 


Rashid Ali takes over control of Govt. offices and 
administration: H.M.G. to have no relations with new 
regime: attitude of foreign R.R. in Iraq. 


1941 





FO 371/27068 


Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 


1941 





FO 371/27069 


Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 


1941 








FO 371/27070 





Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 





1941 


























































































































FO 371/27071 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27072 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27073 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27074 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27075 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27076 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27077 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27078 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27079 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27080 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27081 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/27082 Situation in Iraq (Rashid Ali) 1941 
FO 371/5073 * Maps of Mosul Divison, showing tribal areas, &c. 1920 
FO 371/5074 Arab raids in Mosul Vilayet 1920 
FO 371/5076 Account of journey between Aleppo and Bagdad 1920 

p.10136 Dept. of H.M.G. to be responsible for (P.Q., 1920 
FO 371/5077 &C.) 

p.12569 Miss Bell's Report on Review of Civil 1920 
FO 371/5079 Administration of Mesopotamia: as to publication of. 

New Arab Govt. As to appt. of British advisers and 

inspectors to various Ministries: Sir P. Cox's proposals | 1920 
FO 371/5083 as to conditions of service, &c. 

Announcement regarding Sir P. Cox's appointment: 

responsible for Civil Administration until able to give 1920 
FO 371/5153 effect to policy of H.M G. of erection of Arab State. 

Future government: proposals and report of Sir E. 1920 
FO 371/5226 Bonham Carter's committee. 

Future government: proposals and report of Sir E. 1920 
FO 371/5226 Bonham Carter's committee. 

Future government: proposals and report of Sir E. 1920 
FO 371/5227 Bonham Carter's committee. 

Report by Miss Bell of conversation with Sulaiman 

Faidhi on scheme on scheme of Govt. for 1920 
FO 371/5228 Mesopotamia. 

Instructions to Sir. P. Cox on taking up appointment as 1920 
FO 371/5229 High Commissioner on formation of Arab State 
FO 371/5229 Causes of Arab uprising: report by G.O.C. 1920 
FO 371/5230 Sir P. Cox assumes duties as High Commissioner 1920 

P.Q. As to instructions given to Sir Percy Cox, and if 1920 
FO 371/5231 any report received from him. 

P.Q. As to instructions given to Sir Percy Cox, and if 1920 
FO 371/5231 any report received from him. 

Appointment of the Nakib of Bagdad as head of 

provisional Govt. : names of Ministers and comment of 

Sir P. Cox on: P.Q. Mr. Bonar Law's statement: first 1920 

formal meeting of Council of State: as to relations 
FO 371/5231 between High Commissioner and Council. 

General Haldane: Appreciation of military situation in 1920 
FO 371/5232 Mesopotamia. 
FO 371/5232 Review of civil administration in Mesopotamia. 1920 

New Arab Govt. Report on progress made and matters 1920 
FO 371/5232 under consideration by Council of State. 
FO 371/52459 Communism in lraq 1946 
FO 371/5266 Notes on Arab uprising 1920 

Investigation of Communist activities in lraq and arrest 1947 
FO 371/61664 of leaders 











FO 371/61679 


Problems regarding the Regency of Iraq and the 
schooling of the young King 


1947 





FO 371/61986 


Kurdish situation: Mulla Mustafa Barzani and his 
followers 


1947 





FO 371/6349 


Replacement of British troops by local forces in Mosul 
Vilayet not practicable 


1921 





FO 371/68444 


UK-lraq Treaty revision: Political situation in lraq 


1948 





FO 371/68445 


UK-lraq Treaty revision: Political situation in lraq 


1948 





FO 371/68446 


UK-lraq Treaty revision: Political situation in Iraq 


1948 





FO 371/68481A 


Communism in lraq 


1948 





FO 371/68759 


Reports of proposed raids into Persian territory by 
followers of Mulla Mustafa Barzani 


1948 





FO 371/75046 


Communist organized disturbances in Iraq. Northern 
Syria and Persia. Communist activities in Israel 


1949 





FO 371/75130 


Communism in lraq 


1949 





FO 371/75131 


Communism in lraq 


1949 





FO 371/75330 


Summary of lraqi Govt.'s policy on Palestine: 
F.O.memo. 


1949 





FO 371/75331 


Iraqi attitude to Palestine problem and final settlement 


1949 





FO 371/75471 


Iraqi government request for information about 
movements of Mulla Mustafa and his Barzani followers 
who are inciting Kurdish chiefs 


1949 





FO 371/9003 


Agitation against Mandate by Moslem priests: activity 
of Mudarris and El-Khailisi. 


1923 





FO 371/9045 * 


Agitation against Mandate by Moslem priests: 
Information as to activites of Persian divines 


1923 





FO 371/9046 


Agitation against Mandate by Moslem priests: Question 
of permitting two Shiah divines to return : situation 
arising in Irak and Persia from deportation of Mahdi el 
Khalisi and others 


1923 





FO 371/9047 


Agitation against Mandate by Moslem priests: Question 
of permitting two Shiah divines to return : situation 
arising in Irak and Persia from deportation of Mahdi el 
Khalisi and others 


1923 





FO 371/9048 


Agitation against Mandate by Moslem priests: Question 
of permitting two Shiah divines to return : situation 
arising in Irak and Persia from deportation of Mahdi el 
Khalisi and others 


1923 





FO 371/98736 


Political situation in lraq: resignation of Prime Minister 
Nuri Pasha and formation of new Government under 
Mustafa al Umari; Bagdad disturbances; resignation of 
Mustafa al Umari and his government; appointment of 
a general to head the government reform of electoral 
law and other reforms; date for next elections, January 
1953 


1952 





FO 371/98780 


Official visit to the UK by King Faisal Il, accompanied 
by the Regent of Iraq, in September 1952: preparations 
and publicity 


1952 





FO 371/98781 


Official visit to the UK by King Faisal Il, accompanied 
by the Regent of Iraq, in September 1952: preparations 
and publicity 


1952 





FO 371/F 371/16884 


Massacre of unarmed Assyrian prisoners: British 
representation to King Feisal 


1933 








FO 608/268 





British delegation, correspondence and papers relating 
to military matters, including: Armies, Mesopotamia, 
Missions, Medical Regulations and Medicine, Orders 
and Decorations, Occupations, Peace Congress, 
Poland, Prisoners of War, Peace Terms. 





1919 











FO 608/94/1 1 


Journeys: Miss Bell, visit to Paris [Miss Gertrude Bell, 
archaeologist and historian]. 


1919 





FO 608/95/2 


Kurds: Sovereign state, including: Proposal to establish 
independent Kurdish emirate. Influence of Shaikh 
Mahmud at Sulaimaniyah. Future status of Kurdistan. 


1919 





FO 608/95/3 


Kurds: Administration, including: Condition of affairs at 
Rowanduz. Situation in Kurdistan, and other situation 
reports elsewhere, including Egypt, Nisibin, Diarbekir 
and NW borders of Mesopotamia. Reports of 
disturbances and unrest, and actions. Petition from 
Kurdish population of Diarbekir against Armenian rule. 


1919 





FO 608/97 


British delegation, correspondence and papers relating 
to Middle East (Political): Mesopotamia; Grand Mufti; 
Missions; Military; Mines and minerals; Mecca; Mosul; 
Navy; Outrages; and Peace Congress.(includes at 
97/24, Representation of Hedjaz) 


1919 





FO 608/97/24 


Peace congress: Representation of Hedjaz, including: 
French relations with Emir Feisal. Transmission of 
Pleins Pouvoirs for Colonel Lawrence. 


1919 





FO 624/100 


Communism: activities in lraq 


1946 





FO 624/116 


Communism in lraq 


1947 





FO 624/19/164 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Political situation reports: resignation 
of Rashid Ali and his pro-Nazi Cabinet 


1940 





FO 624/19/241 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Oil 


1940 





FO 624/19/246 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Iran: Trading with the Enemy 


1940 





FO 624/20 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence 


1940 





FO 624/21 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence 


1940 





FO 624/22/104 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Basra: Expropriations 


1941 





FO 624/22/127 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence 


1941 





FO 624/22/21 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Publicity: Public opinion on the war 


1941 





FO 624/23 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence 


1941 





FO 624/24 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence 


1941 





FO 624/25/507 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Situation reports (political officers), 


1941 





FO 624/25/517 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Germany, Italy: Equipment 


1941 





FO 624/25/545 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Prisoners of War: British 


1941 





FO 624/25/558 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: British forces: incidents 


1941 





FO 624/26 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence 


1941 





FO 624/27 


Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence 


1942 








FO 624/28/152 





Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 
correspondence: Iran: Kurds: 





1942 











Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 































































































correspondence: Iran-Iraq Frontier Incidents file in 2 1942 
FO 624/28/156 parts separate folders 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1942 
FO 624/28/187 correspondence: Oil: Pipe lines 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1942 
FO 624/29 correspondence 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1942 
FO 624/30 correspondence 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1943 
FO 624/31/138 correspondence: Oil: concessions 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1943 
FO 624/31/155 correspondence: Iran: Kurds 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1943 
FO 624/32 correspondence 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1943 
FO 624/33 correspondence 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 

correspondence: Middle East: Minorities includes 1943 

reports on Assyrians, Kurds, Armenians, Jews and 
FO 624/34/1065 Chaldeans 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 

correspondence; Germany: Parachutists and 1943 
FO 624/34/834 saboteurs: 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1944 
FO 624/35 correspondence 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1944 
FO 624/36 correspondence 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1944 
FO 624/37/352 correspondence: Basra: Expropriations 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1944 
FO 624/37/359 correspondence: Assyrians 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1944 
FO 624/38 correspondence 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 

correspondence: Political: Constitution (lraq 1944 
FO 624/39/551 Government Gazette) 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1944 
FO 624/39/716 correspondence: Middle East Supply Centre 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 

correspondence: Oil: Iraq Petroleum Company: 1944 
FO 624/39/919 Defence 
FO 624/40 Transfer of Port of Basra to Iraq Government 1922-25 

Arabia: lon Saud: Treaty between Iraq Government 4922-1928 
FO 624/41 and Najd, Iraq-Nejd Boundary 
FO 624/48 Anglo-lraq Treaty: correspondence 1930 
FO 624/49 Extradition Treaty: Great Britain-lraq 1930 

Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: 

Embassy, High Commission and Consulate, Iraq: 1921-1964 

General Correspondence : Iraq-Kuwait (Koweit) 
FO 624/51 Frontier 
FO 624/72 Communism: memorandum of Iraqi Communist Party 1945 
FO 684/8 Pan-Arab movement. 1935 
FO 684/9 Pan-Arab movement. 1936 
FO 686/100 Emir Feisal and Mesopotamia. 1921 
FO 686/105 King Feisal's illness. 1922 
FO 816/25 Treaty of Alliance between Trans-Jordan and lraq April 1947-Jan.1948 











Relations between H.M.G. and Iraq: revision of Anglo- 
FO 816/27 Iraqi Treaty (Portsmouth) 

Middle East Supply Centre: Registered Files: Post-war 
FO 922/167 trade prospects in lraq 

Middle East Supply Centre: Registered Files: General 
FO 922/218 Production Series: General: lraq 

Middle East Supply Centre: Registered Files: Oil 

FO 922/275 companies in Persia and lraq 

Maps (4) annexed to the report of the Commission 
entrusted by the Council of the League of Nations, with 
the study of the frontier between Syria and Iraq. 

FO 925/17215 League of Nations. 

Protocol. Transfer to lraq of rights and obligations 
under San Remo Oil Agreement of 1920 and Anglo- 
French Convention of 23 December, 1920 relating to 1932 Oct. 10 
Mandates for Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and 

FO 93/33/327 Mesopotamia 

Country: Iraq Treaty: nuclear weapons tests ban. Place 
FO 94/2226 and date of signature: Moscow, 5 Aug. 1963 


Iraq: From War Cabinet Defence Committee. Telegram 
FO 954/12B MICE to War Office. Position of Rashid Ali 


FO 960/3 Kuwait relations with Iraq 1966 Jan 01 Dec 31 
Map showing French, British, Italian, Russian and 
international spheres of influence in south west Asia, 
Turkey and the Middle East. To illustrate Peace 1916-1919 
Conference memorandum respecting Mesopotamia, 
MPI 1/897/14 January 1919. Four copies. 

Map showing French, British, Italian, Russian and 
international spheres of influence in south west Asia, 
Turkey and the Middle East. To illustrate Peace 1916-1919 
Conference memorandum respecting Mesopotamia, 
MPI 1/397/3 January 1919. Four copies. 

Map showing French, British, Italian, Russian and 
international spheres of influence in south west Asia, 
Turkey and the Middle East. To illustrate Peace 1916-1919 
Conference memorandum respecting Mesopotamia, 
MPI 1/897/4 January 1919. Four copies. 

Map showing French, British, Italian, Russian and 
international spheres of influence in south west Asia, 
Turkey and the Middle East. To illustrate Peace 1916-1919 
Conference memorandum respecting Mesopotamia, 
MPI 1/897/6 January 1919. Four copies. 

MT 23/670 Inland water transport, Basra. Craft and personnel. 1916 
MT 23/695 Organisation of port of Basra. 1916 
Mesopotamia and Basra. Military and transport 1916 
MT 23/697 arrangements; general papers for 1916 and 1917. 
MUNITIONS: GENERAL: Report on work and future 
development of Basra and of the river and railway 1918 Apr. 
MUN 4/6517 communication in Mesopotamia 
POWE 33/180 Iraq: Turkish Petroleum concessions 1925-27 
Iraq Petroleum Company: management and 1952-1957 
POWE 33/1943 government representation 
PREM 11/2368 Coup détat in Iraq, July 1958 No date 
Financial position of Iraq on loss of oil revenues: loans 
from Iraq Petroleum Company: change of government | 1958 
PREM 11/2369 in lraq; supply of Hunter aircraft 
Consultations with Commonwealth countries on 1958 


PREM 11/2407 situation in lrag, Jordan and Lebanon 


Sept.1946-Oct.1948 





1942 





1944-45 





1944 





1932 








30-Nov-63 





09/04/1941 






















































































PREM 11/2520 Working party on role of Iraq 1958 

Situation in Kuwait: deployment of UK forces in area; 1959-61 
PREM 11/3427 part 2 

Situation in Kuwait: request for military assistance 1961 
PREM 11/3428 against threatened attack by Iraq; part 3 

Situation in Kuwait: request for military assistance Navdate 
PREM 11/3429 against threatened attack by Iraq; part 4 

Situation in Kuwait: threat from Iraq; withdrawal of UK 1961 
PREM 11/3430 forces; part 5 

Movement of troops to Kuwait: question of issue of D 

notice; arose from reports in The Times and Daily 1961 
PREM 11/3474 Express 

Internal political situation in Kuwait: threat of Iraqi Niedate 
PREM 11/4359 invasion part 6 

Discussions on maintenance of oil supplies from 1963 
PREM 11/4390 Middle East following coup d'etat in Iraq: part 5 

Informal military talks with Iraqi Government on 

possible revision of Anglo-lraqi Treaty of 1930; 4947-1951 

equipment and training of the lraqi Army; signing of 
PREM 8/1463 revised treaty at Portsmouth 15 January 1948 

India Office. Political situation in Mesopotamia and 

Syria in late 1919: report by Miss G.L. Bell and 1920 


observations by Lieut.Col. A.T. Wilson, acting civil 

































































T 1/12469 commissioner. 
Palestine, Mesopotamia, Syria and the Lebanon; 
T 161/497 Mandate and Baundetice : 20 duly 29-1982,0ct 17 
T 161/680 British Mandate for Mesopotamia and Palestine 1920 Dec 6 1922 July 24 
MATERIALS. Minerals and Metals: Oil: Iraq Petroleum 
Company; concessions in Iraq and negotiations with 
Aoval Dutch Shell Group : ale ‘ron within this file: Ie laluneee ABSrdae 
T 161/738 date range too wide. 
T 161/792 Iraq Levies: establishment and accommodation 1922, Dec 12 1938, Nov 3 
ESTABLISHMENT. Colonial Office: Iraq; Staff and 
T 162/77 organisation of the office of the High Cineeon ba Scie alma ak 
Iraq Petroleum Company: problems arising from 1956 
T 236/4860 closure of Suez Canal and damage to Syrian pipelines 
Iraq Levies, 2, 3 and 4 Battalion Levies, Pack Batteries 
Iraq Levies, 3 Cavalry Regiment Iraq Levies, Civilians 1920-35 
WO 100/465 Iraq 
Operations in the Persian Golf and Mesopotamia by 1914-1915 
WO 106/52 Indian Expeditionary Force 
Addendum, to papers relating to the Operations in 1914-1915 
WO 106/52 Mesopotamia: Papers 
Précis of correspondence regarding the Mesopotamia 1914-1916 
WO 106/52 Expedition. 
Lieutenant-General Sir P. H. N. Lake, K.C.B., K.C.M.G. 
- Defence of Kut-al-Amarah, by Major General C.V.F. 1915 Dec. 3 - 1916 Apr. 29 
WO 106/53 Townshend, C.B., D.S.O. 
WO 106/54 Operations and events in Mesopotamia and Persia. 1917 June 1 1917 Dec. 31 
WO 106/878 Operations in Mesopotamia: Papers 1914 Sept.-1915 Dec. 
WO 106/884 Who's who in Mesopotamia 1915 
WO 106/885 Mesopotamia 1915-1916 
Operations in Mesopotamia: Report from General Sir 
WO 106/896 JENixonKCB : Poe Oct ete Mar: 
Situation in Mesopotamia from the Investment of Kut to 
WO 106/904 ts Fall Volume | Ife Peet AG dal 
WO 106/907 Defence of Kut-al-Amarah: Report by Lieut General Sir | 1915 Dec. 3-1916 Aug. 8 











P.H.N. Lake 





Operations of IEF D during advance to relief of Kut-al- 


1916 Jan.-Mar. 




















WO 106/909 Amarah by Lt General Sir P.H.N. Lake: Report 
WO 106/912 Mesopotamia Military Operations: 1917 
Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force: Despatch on 
WO 106/914 aa ciere by Lt am Sir FS. Maude i IIe Apr Odi ls 
WO 106/919 Arab Tribes of the Baghdad Wilayat 1918 July 
Advance from Kut-Al-Amarah on Baghdad: Summary 1915 
WO 106/947 of Papers 
WO 153/1003 Mesopotamia Kut-al-Amarah 1916-1917 
WO 153/1004 Mesopotamia T.C. maps of operation 1916-1918 





WO 153/1204 


Mesopotamia: Various Maps 


1914 Aug 30 1920 Feb 29 
and undated 





Mesopotamia Maps and sketches from Prisoners of 


1914-1918 





















































WO 153/999 War 
WO 158/626 Arab Forces: Co-operation with Arab Tribes 1916 Nov.-Dec. 
War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War of 
1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War 12.06.17 (Date Issued) 
WO 302/556 Maps: Map of Basra and Magil 
War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War of 
1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War 12.06.17 (Date Issued) 
WO 302/557 Maps: Map of Basra and Magil 
War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War of 
1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War 
Maps: [Mesopotamia: Kut-al-'Amarah -- Kut-al-Hal -- LPS Z) (Pate Sse) 
WO 302/597 ‘Alu-Ash-Sharqi] Sheet No [12] 
War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War of 
1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War 
Maps: Mesopotamia: Kut-al- Amarah and “Ali-al-Gharbi TNT ae SSC) 
WO 302/598 Sheet No 13 S of | Reg No 882 
WO 302/629 Iraq: Kut Al Amarah Sheet No 2H/SE MEF Reg No 840 | Oct 1921 (Date Issued) 
War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War of 
1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War 08.07.16 (Date Issued); 
Maps: Map of Country from Sheikh Saad to Kut-al- Reprinted 06.09.16 
WO 302/64 Amarah TC No 41 
War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War of 
1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War 
Maps: Map of bition of Tigris River. Ali al Gharbi to error Sallis re 
Kut al Amarah (Preliminary Sheet) showing (aig ssued): See 
are : 1916 (Date Corrected) 
communications and surrounding country Sheet No TR 
WO 302/679 52 
| War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War 
of 1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War 
Maps: raq: Kut al 'Amarah Sheet No 2H S of | Reg No dee (Dale:Issued) 
WO 302/734 1439 
War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War of | 1914 to 1918 (Date of 
1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War Event); Aug 1918 (Date of 
WO 302/786 Maps: Mesopotamia showing Battle Sites Issue) 
War Office: Geographical Section General Staff: War of 
1914-1918: Mesopotamia Campaign and post-War Seah SRE 
Maps: The Operations of IEF 'D' in Mesopotamia 1914- Issue). 
WO 302/787 16 with integral Map of Lower Mesopotamia 
WO 302/812 Plan of Kut-al-Amarah Sheet No or Ref GSGS 2809 Mar 1916 (Date of Issue) 
OVERSEAS: (Iraq) (Code 0(AR)): Iraq - planning and 4940-1941 
WO 32/11437 operations February 1940 to August 1941 
OPERATIONS (NARRATIVES OF): General (Code 
46(A)): lrag - planning and operations - Feb. 1940 to 1940-1941 
WO 32/11437 August 1941 











WO 32/17559 


Appreciations on defence of Persia, lraq and The 
Levant 


1941-1942 





WO 32/5113 


MEDICAL: Abroad (Code 18(B)): Report on state of 
nutrition of Kut-al-Amarah garrison, Mesopotamia 


1916 





WO 32/5192 


OPERATIONS (NARRATIVES OF): General (Code 
46(A)): Plan of General Townshend's position at Kut- 
Al-Amarah, Mesopotamia on 10/11 Dec. 1915 


1915 





WO 32/5199 


PUBLICATIONS: General (Code 24(A)): Publication of 
reports by Generals Lake and Townshend on siege of 
Kut-Al-Amarah [Mesopotamia], with lists of officers and 
men for mention. 


1916-1918 





WO 32/5201 


OPERATIONS (NARRATIVES OF): General (Code 
46(A)): Dispatch by Lieut. General Sir.G.F. Gorringe on 
operations of Tigris Corps in Mesopotamia from 23 
Jan. to 30 Apr, 1916, with maps 


1916-1917 





WO 32/5204 


OPERATIONS (NARRATIVES OF): General (Code 
46(A)): Report on Siege of Kut-[Al-Amarah, 
Mesopotamia], 5 Dec. 1915 to 29 Apr. 1916, by 
Lieut.H.McNeal, Royal Field Artillery 


1916 





WO 32/5205 


MEDICAL: Abroad (Code 18(B)): Reports by Medical 
Advisory Committee on conditions in Mesopotamia 


1916 - 1917 





WO 32/5206 


OPERATIONS (NARRATIVES OF): General (Code 
46(A)): Report on operations 28 Aug.1916 to 31 
Mar.1917 by Lieut. General F.S. Maude, commander- 
in-chief, Mesopotamia; with maps 


1916-1917 





WO 32/5207 


OPERATIONS (NARRATIVES OF): General (Code 
46(A)): Report by General Sir.J.E. Nixon on battle of 
Kut-Al-Amarah [Mesopotamia] 28 Sept.1915 


1915-1916 





WO 32/5210 


OVERSEAS: Mesopotamia (Code 0(AF)): Dispatches 
relating to operations in Mesopotamia 


1917-1918 





WO 32/5619 


OVERSEAS: Mesopotamia (Code 0(AF)): Proposal to 
make Emir Feisal first King of Mesopotania 


1921 





WO 32/5745 


OVERSEAS: Mesopotamia (Code 0(AF)): Situation in 
Mesopotamia and Persia; instructions for Sir Percy 
Cox, High Commissioner 


1920 





WO 32/9801 


OVERSEAS: (Iraq) (Code 0(AR)): Retention of British 
Military mission in lraq after admission of lraq to the 
League of Nations 


1932-1935 





WO 33/1065 


Location and strength of Garrisons of the British 
Military Forces in Iraq Royal Air Force, Iraq Levies and 
Iraq Army 


1926 





WO 33/1144 


Location and strength of Garrisons of the British 
Military Forces in Iraq Royal Air Force, Iraq Levies and 
Iraq Army 


1927 





WO 33/1163 


Location and strength of Garrisons of the British 
Military Forces in Iraq Royal Air Force, lraq Levies and 
Iraq Army 


1928 





WO 33/1182 


Location and strength of Garrisons of the British 
Military Forces in Iraq Royal Air Force, Iraq Levies and 
Iraq Army 


1929 





WO 33/1215 


Location and strength of Garrisons of the British 
Military Forces in Iraq Royal Air Force, Iraq Levies and 
Iraq Army 


1930 





WO 33/1244 


Location and strength of Garrisons of the British 
Military Forces in Iraq Royal Air Force, Iraq Levies and 
Iraq Army 


1931 





WO 33/1900 


Order of battle: lraq 


1941 








WO 33/1942 





Order of battle: Middle East, Persia and Iraq 





1942 





Search Terms for The Middle East submitted by Dr Charles Tripp 


e 1914: Anglo-Indian army landed Basra 

e Siege of Kut-al-Amara : surrender of Anglo-Indian force, April 1916 

e  =Prisoner-of-war camps 

e British forces land Basra March 1917: try “invasion AND Mesopotamia” 

e Capture of Baghdad 1917 

e = British administration Baghdad 

e Former Ottoman state names before mandate: the Wilayat of Mosul, Baghdad and Al 
Basrah 

e Gertrude Bell: adviser to British administration 

e Paris Peace Conference 1919 

e British Mandate 1920 confirmed at San Remo Conference, April : borders imposed cutting 
lraq off from Kuwait 

e = Arab uprising July 1920 : General Sir Aylmer Haldane (British commander) called for supplies 
of poison gas 

e British plan for provisional government of new state of Iraq 1920 

e Cairo Conference March 1921 

e King Faisal | 1921-33: installed as king in August 1921 

: death 1933 

e Sir Percy Cox British High Commissioner Baghdad 

e = Shaikh Mahmud and Kurdish unrest 

e Protests of Shi'a senior clerics 1923 

e Constituent Assembly 1924 

e = Anglo-lraqi Treaties: 1924, 1926, 1927 

e League of Nations assigns Mosul to Iraq 1925 

e Oil concession agreement with TPC (after 1929 IPC) 1925 

e = The Iraq Levies 

e The Iraqi Army: conscription question 

e Major oil find near Kirkuk 1927 

e 1930 treaty with Britain: retention of British military bases in Iraq and agreement to train 
Iraqi army 

e Termination of British Mandate 1932 

e Iraq joins League of Nations October 1932 

e Assyrian massacres August 1933 

e Succession of King Ghazi | 1933 

e = Yazidi revolt 1935 

e Tribal revolts of mid-Euphrates 1935/6 

e =Al-Ahali group and Muhammad Hadid 

e Coups d’état: October 1936; August 1937; December 1938; January 1941; April 1941 

e 1936 Alliance with other Arab states, the “Pan-Arab Movement” 

e = Iran-Iraq Frontier Treaty 1937 

e Death of Ghazi | 1939 

e Succession of 3-year-old son Faisal II : regency of Abd al-llah 

e = Iraq and World War II 

e §=6Military revolt 1941 : British troops land Basra 1941 to protect oil fields in North, and 
suppress pro-Nazi coup among Iraqi army officers 


British-lraq war 1941: lraqi defeat and Rashid Ali al-Gailani (PM) flees 
Pro-British government established 1941 
Establishment of Iraq as supply centre for US and British forces (FO 922): transhipment of 
arms to USSR 
Activities of Iraqi Communist Party 
Portsmouth Treaty 1947/8 
o Al-Wathbah: riots in Baghdad January 1948 
War with Israel 1948 : lraqi alliance with Transjordan (treaty 1947) 
: Iraqi army withdraws from Palestine Feb 1949 
National Democratic Party and Rifat al-Chadirchi 
Iraq Petroleum Company 50:50 agreement 1952 
Faisal Il assumes throne May 1953 
Baghdad Pact 1955 
Suez Crisis riots 1956 
Formation of Arab Union (Iraq and Jordan) Feb 1958 
Military coup July 1958: led by General “Abd al-Karim Qasim 
: death of Faisal Il and premier, Nuri Al-Said 1958 
: Iraq proclaimed a republic 
‘People’s Court’ activities 1958-1960 
Mustafa Barzani as head of Kurdish Democratic Party 1959 
Events in Mosul and Kirkuk 1959 
1961 Kuwait gained independence from Britain: Qasim claimed it as part of Iraq and moves 
troops to border: British sent troops to Gulf 
Fighting in Kurdistan 1961 
Law 80 takes back part of IPC oil concession December 1961 
Ba thist coup d’état, death of Qasim Feb 1963 
“Arif coup d’état ends Ba thist rule November 1963 
Nationalisation programmes and land reform 1964 
War in Kurdistan 1965 
“Abd al-Salam ‘Arif dies in helicopter crash; succeeded by brother ‘Abd al-Rahman 
“Arif April 1966 
Iraq declares war on Israel 1967 (Arab-Israeli War) 
Ba thist coup d’état July 1968: Hasan al-Bakr president 
lraq-USSR agreement on oil exploration June 1969 
USSR-Iraq Treaty of Friendship April 1972 
1973: Iraq aids Syria in war 
Iraq/Iran relations 1970-73: dates from 1961 Kurdish rebellion: Iran supplied arms to Kurdish 
leader Mustafa Barzani. 
Border disputes with Iran 
Bath Party 1960-73: Saddam Hussein