• S. H. Steinberg
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On 14 July 1958 the Republic of Iraq was declared by a group of Army officers, after an armed coup d’état in which the reigning King Faisal II and his uncle, the ex-Regent the Emir Abdul Illah, and the Prime Minister, Nuri al Said, lost their lives.

al Jumhouriya al ‘Iraqia


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