Monday, 19 July 2021

Iraqi State Visit to Britain, 1956

ICYMI: The British Royal Family hosted King Faisal II of Iraq and his uncle, Crown Prince ‘Abd al-Ilah of Hejaz, on their State Visit to Britain on this day in 1956, exactly two years before their gruesome assassination by an anti-imperialist military coup.  King Faisal had been educated in the United Kingdom, with his cousin, King … Continue reading Iraqi State Visit to Britain, 1956

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