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IRAK: Death of Feisal

Only his silk-vested and sombreroed courtiers realized how sick a man was King Feisal of Irak last month when, after his soldiers and some fierce border...

Middle East: A Call to Mecca

In the Middle East, where hates flare and die with the course of the sun, there is no letup in the feud between Egypt's Gamal Abdel Nasser, who leads the Arab...

The Middle East: A King's Plight

THE MIDDLE EAST The "gallop past" by the King's Troop of the Royal Horse Artillery —in which three score plumed cavalry men rattle past at full gallop, swords...

UNITED NATIONS: Jamil the Irrepressible

He derails trains of thought, discomfits the orthodox, and disrupts debate. But he may also be responsible for preventing untold numbers of colleagues from...

The Middle East: Revolt Within a War

In mountainous Yemen on the southern shores of the Red Sea, war has become an established way of life. Monarchists backed by King Feisal of Saudi Arabia and...

IRAQ: Preferred Blonde

As a child ensconced on the throne of Iraq at the age of three, King Feisal liked toy tanks and lollipops. In a 19-year maturing process that included three...

Middle East: Misguided Monarch

Ex-King Saud so mismanaged Saudi Arabia's affairs that when his own family forced him into exile in 1964, it gladly agreed to pay him a pension of $600,000 a...

MIDDLE EAST: To Bring Forth a New Union

To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, wrote Sir Isaac Newton in his third law of motion. He might also have been describing a political law...

Middle East: Three Kings in Accord

Into Jordan's Amman International Airport last week flew an unaccustomed visitor: King Feisal of Saudi Arabia, whose father's desert warriors drove Jordan's...

Middle East: MIDDLE EAST Journey to Jedda

President Gamal Abdel Nasser has for months sought an end to the bloody, three-year-old civil war in Yemen that would not carry with it the stigma of...

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