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    Russia casts a shadow on the Middle East / Catalog Record Only Shows Russia and satellites, oil wells, and oil pipelines. Background map from AP Newsfeatures, New York Dec. 11, 1950. For use in AMs Dec. 16 and thereafter. Title from head of accompanied text. Accompanied by text by J. M. Roberts, Jr., AP Foreighn Affairs Analyst. 2 pages ; 36 cm.
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1950
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    Decision nears for Algerian War / Catalog Record Only "Background map for PMs from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York Nov. 21. For use in PMs of Nov. 24 and thereafter." Shows political boundaries, principal cities, major roads, pipelines, and railways. Also, it refers to town of Arris as the place first shot of Algerian Independence War, the electrified fence erected on Algeria-Tunisia borders, the rebels' strong holds and underground supply lines, and...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Moody, Sidney C.
    • Date: 1960
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    [Suez canal in muddy state on 100th anniversary] / Catalog Record Only Background map from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York Nov. 24, 1969, for use Nov. 29 and thereafter. Shows Suez Canal Region and Eastern Mediterranean sea. Title from head of text. Includes inset detailed map showing the navigation route. Accompanied by a text: Suez canal in muddy state on 100th anniversary. [1] p. ; 36 x 22 cm.
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1969
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    [Vaguely known Arab states steal Mid-East trouble spotlight] Catalog Record Only Background map for PMS from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York July 29, 1957. For use in PMS of Aug. 1 or thereafter. Shows Arabian peninsula states, their area and oil production capacity during period of political and military unstability. All coastal states were under such form of British influence, as a colony, mandate, or protectorate. Title from the head of the text. Accompanied...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Saʻīd Ibn Taimūr - Ahmad
    • Date: 1957
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    Algeria frustrates settlement for centuries / Catalog Record Only "[Color?] Background map from AP Newsfeatures, map mailed from New York March 26. For use on receipt ; (Map is 5 cols. by 5 3/4 inches)." Shows city of Algiers, administrative boundary, districts, port, important buildings, major roads, railways, and military forts. Accompnied by 2 pages text by Sid Moody, AP Newsfeature writer. Includes text, and inset: picture of 2 figures walking in the...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Moody, Sidney C.
    • Date: 1961
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    The Suez : closeup of focal point in Near-East tension / Catalog Record Only Shows Suez Canal Region, the navigation waterway, and Egyptian government railroad. Background map for AMS from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York October 15, 1951. For use October 20 or thereafter. Title from head of accompanied text. Includes inset map showing Suez Canal location with respect to Egypt and to East the Mediterranian previously known the Near East. Accompanied by text by Warren Bennett.
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Bennett, Warren
    • Date: 1951
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    Holy Land : war or peace? / Catalog Record Only Shows UN partition boundaries, Jewish State, Arab State, Armed forces on both sides, cities, and oil pipeline. "Background map. AP Newsfeatures, New York, December 8, 1947. No. 326 for AMS. For use on receipt." Title from head of text. Map is on sheet of 1 page text by Robert N. Cool. Inset: Palestine smaller than Indiana.
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1947
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    Palestine : the zero hour nears / Catalog Record Only Text outlines the author's opinions of certain things are going to happen with the time approaches May 15, 1948: British are scheduled to end 25 years of Mandate without taking a part to enforce U.N. partition plan. Arab countries will fight to prevent its partition into Arab State and a Jewish State. Zionist Haganah trained force will fight to defend the Jewish State. United...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Cool, Robert N.
    • Date: 1948
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    The Egypt of King Farouk and the Pharaohs / Catalog Record Only Background map for PMS from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York October 29, 1951. For use November 1 or thereafter. Map 1 shows locations of historical events, and monuments. Map 2 shows Egypt geographical location, and its political boundaries with the adjoining African countries. Title from head of accompanied text. Accompanied by text by Warren Bennett.
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Faruk I - Bennett, Warren
    • Date: 1951
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    Pro and cons for Britain in the Middle East / Catalog Record Only Shows locations of the British and U.S. airbases , countries unfavoable of Britain and countries are favorable, and political cooments on current events, e.g., Egypt: threatens to renounce treaty (1936 Treaty) giving Britain rights to police Suez Canal ; Sudan: Egypt wants to end condominium and take it over ; Aden Protectoratein under complete British control, etc. Background map for PMS from AP Newsfeatures,...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Allen, Herman R.
    • Date: 1951
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    Arab unity a many-splintered thing / Catalog Record Only Title from head of accompanied text. Relief shown pictorially. Background map for AMs from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York, Oct. 3. For use on receipt. Shows boundaries, and comments on the current political events in the forms of Arab World unities: United Arab Republic dissolved after 3 years, Jordan-Iraq Federation dissolved after 6 months, Arab League forces dispatched to Kuwait because Karim of...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Moody, Sidney C.
    • Date: 1961
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    The Sudan, land of the Upper Nile, takes first steps toward freedom / Catalog Record Only "Background map for AMS from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York Nov. 16, 1953. For use in AMS of Nov. 21 or thereafter." Shows territory of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, boundaries, major towns, "Gezira Plain project" on Sennar Dam, and the proposed dams for "Equatorial Nile project". Title from head of text. Accompnied by a text: "The Sudan, land of the upper Nile, takes first steps...
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1953
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    Turkey talks a new bloc / Catalog Record Only Pictorial map spotlights the political events of the year 1946: Turkey's interested in forming a new Middle East Moslem bloc; Arab League countries support of Syria to retain Alexandretta, which handed to the Turks by the French Mandate in 1938 (named Hatay); Tension between Turkey and Soviet Union on the Dardanelles; Crisis of Azerbaijan as Iranian forces enter the capital. Background map for AP...
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1951
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    Why America seeks a solution to Anglo-Egyptian deadlock on Suez Canal /
    Anglo-Egyptian deadlock on Suez Canal Catalog Record Only
    Title from head of accompanied text. Background map for PMS from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York July 6, 1953 for use in PMS of July 9 or thereafter. Shows pictorially, the British military installations and bases in Suez Canal area before reaching an agreement to withdraw the British forces from Suez Canal area in 1954. Accompanied by a text by Edward Pollak, AP...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Naguib, Mohammed - Pollak, Edward
    • Date: 1953
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    Algeria heads for last crisis / Catalog Record Only "Background map for PMs from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York Jan. 29. For use in PMs of Thursday, Feb 1 and thereafter. (Map is 3 cols 9 1/8 inches)." A diagram shows the basic events of the Algerian Independence War 1954-1962, and a map shows Algeria important cities, and major (or national) roads. Accompnied by 1 page text and diagram by Sid Moody,...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Moody, Sidney C.
    • Date: 1962
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    Israel 20th anniversary /
    Israel's 20 years of conflict Catalog Record Only
    Shows Jewish State, Arab State, and occupied territory. Color background map from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York May 6, 1968, for use May 9 and thereafter. Accompanied by 1 page text by Associated Press. Inset: UN Partation Plan 1948.
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Dayan, Moshe - United Nations. Security Council
    • Date: 1968
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    Middle East pressures focus on Aqaba / Catalog Record Only Background map from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York June 5, 1967, for use on receipt. Shows Suez Canal Region, Sinai Peninsula, Gulf of Aqaba, and Strait of Tiran. Relief shown by hachures. Title from head of text. Includes location map showing Gulf of Aqaba. Accompanied by text: "Middle East pressures focus on Aqaba, by AP Newsfeatures". 1 page ; 36 x 22 cm.
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1967
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    Middle East crisis entering a new phase / Catalog Record Only Background map from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York Nov. 13, for use on receipt. Shows Suez Canal Region, Sinai Peninsula, and occupied land by British, French, and Israeli forces during Suez Crisis 1956. Title from head of text. Includes notes on selected spots. Accompanied by a text: "Middle East crisis entering a new phase, by David L. Bowen". 2 pages ; 36 x...
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Bowen, David L.
    • Date: 1956
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    The News focuses on Palestine / Catalog Record Only LC copy treated by plastic cover. Shows the proposed Arab State, proposed Jewish State, British force, Jewish troops, and the Arab forces. Background map; AP Newsfeatures, New York, May 12, 1947. No. 402 for PMS. For use May 16. Title from head of accompanied text. Map is on the same sheet of 1 page text by Robert N. Cool. Includes inset: Map of Jerusalem.
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Cool, Robert N.
    • Date: 1947
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    Formosa : Nationalist held / Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Includes location map. "Background map for PMS from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York, Aug. 3, 1953. For use in PMS Aug. 6 and thereafter." Accompanied by text by Fred Hampson: What next for Formosa? (2 pages).
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Rowley, Bill
    • Date: 1953
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    Egypt, from Pharaohs to a president /
    Egypt, world's newest republic, was cradle of civilization and perhaps world's oldest kingdom Catalog Record Only
    Background map for PMS from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York June 30, 1953 for use in AMS of Jaly 3 or thereafter. Shows pictorially, some historical events in the history of Egypt, and an inset map showing North African fertile areas. Relief shown by hachures. Title from head of text. Accompanied by text (3 pages ; 36 cm) by Warren Bennett, AP Newsfeatures...
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1953
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    Far-reaching impact of the Palestine problem / Catalog Record Only LC copy treated by plastic cover. Shows pictorially the impact of Palestine Partition on the world: U. S.: center of Zionist activity, Naval strategy influenced by Near East oil piped through Palestine ; England holds Palestine Mandate, seeks save life in Mediterranean ; Europe: thousands of Jews want to flee, etc. Background map; AP Newsfeatures, New York, September 15, 1947. No. 420, for PMS....
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1947
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    Formosa : Nationalist held / Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially. Includes location map.
    • Contributor: Associated Press - Rowley, Bill
    • Date: 1953
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    Peace for Palestine is just a dream as Arab-Jewish bloodshed mounts / Catalog Record Only Shows major trouble spots in Arab-Israeli conflict, and lists the violations to the armistice line and U.N. Security Council resolutions. Background map for AMS from AP Newsfeatures, mailed from New York May 25, 1954. For use in AMS of May 29 or thereafter. Title from head of accompanied text. Accompanied by a 3 pages text by William N. Oates, Associated Press writer.
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1954
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    Arab world shaken by defeat in Palestine / Catalog Record Only Background map spotlights on political uprising, riots, and disagreement among the leaders of Arab countries after military defeat in 1948 Arab-Israeli War. "Background map from AP Newsfeatures, New York, December 27, 1948, No. 487 for PMs. For use on or after Dec. 31." Title from head of accompanied text. Accompanied by 1 page text by David A. Stein. Includes text.
    • Contributor: Associated Press
    • Date: 1948