Faisal

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Synonyms for Faisal

king of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)

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On the morning of July 14, 1958, King Faisal II, who had just turned 23, was led into the palace courtyard with several family members.
King Faisal II of Iraq sent a telegram of congratulations to the Shah (of Iran) saying that the decision would have a powerful effect on the cause of world security and progress.
His son, Ghazi, succeeded him, and his grandson, Faisal II, was also proclaimed king and reigned until he was overthrown in 1958.
RAF Habbaniya was put under siege by the Iraqis, King Faisal II and his family were assassinated and Abdul Karim el Qasim was installed as President.
King Faisal II of Iraq praises his Holland & Holland double rifle and President Dwight D.
The Baghdad Pact survived until the Iraqi revolution of 1958, which overthrew the pro-Western monarchy of King Faisal II, marking a new phase of Arab cold war.
Fifty years ago (26 July 1956) Anthony Eden's dinner party for young King Faisal II of Iraq and his prime minister, the seasoned Nuri Pasha Al Said, was interrupted by news that Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser had nationalised the Suez Canal, just nine years before its concession agreement granted by the Egyptian government was to run out.
Saddam's] brutality, he returned to Iraq 30 months ago in the hope of restoring the political civilities many Iraqis say were swept away with the assassination of King Faisal II in 1958".
Haifa's cousin Abdul Karim Kasim headed a military coup in 1958 which overthrew the last King of Iraq, Faisal II.
The holiday commemorates the overthrow of King Faisal II in 1958.
These days Iraq may be nominally socialist but back then it was ruled by King Faisal II and he took a dim view of lefty radicalism.
The 1995 referendum was the first since the monarchy was overthrown in a July 1958 coup by units of the army, in which King Faisal II was killed along with the crown prince).
The Hashemite monarchy he established survived until 1958 when soldiers gunned down King Faisal II and a mob dismembered his Prime Minister's corpse and dragged it through the streets.