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EGYPT: Farouk the Foolish

At the start of World War II, fat, frisky young King Farouk I of Egypt suffered from nightmares in which he was chased by an angry lion. Haggard from loss of...

INTERNATIONAL: On The Verge

¶His Highness the Maharaja of Bikaner was among the first to accept as a matter of course last week that Britain would soon be at war, cabled to King George...

EGYPT: By the Grace of God

King Farouk, so the story went more than a year ago, saw a lovely girl shopping with her beau in Cairo for an engagement ring. Egypt's fat monarch, who had...

Foreign News: After the Ball

After President Roosevelt and President Inönü of Turkey departed, Winston Churchill stayed on in Cairo until this week (when he turned up in Gibraltar). He...

EGYPT: Wafd Up

Egypt's palace dictatorship died last fortnight with King Fuad I (TIME, May 11). Last week Egyptian politicians worked fast to take over the Government. As...

EGYPT: Some Riddles for the Sphinx

EGYPT Some Riddles for the Sphinx King Farouk I was worried. He had just turned 25, and the problems of the modern world were pressing peremptorily upon him...

EGYPT: King v. Cabinet

Since the death in 1936 of Egypt's corpulent King Fuad, the eyes of Egyptian jellaheen have watched the career of his successor-son, 18-year-old King Farouk...

PALESTINE: Holy and Civil

Chaotic terror in Palestine—politely called "serious deterioration" by British statesmen—moved U.S. bigwigs last week far more than Czechoslovakia's unhappy...

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