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File 912/1926 'PERSIAN GULF NEWS SUMMARY 1926-1930' [‎179r] (364/902)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (446 folios). It was created in 4 Feb 1926-13 Mar 1931. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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obtain a lucrative appointment under the Iraq
Government, failing which he may return with Iraqian
teachers for a school which he has founded in Small
(Oman).
55. HEALTH OF THB ARAB PORTS .
The health of the Arab ports has been good
during the month.
54. KI3 BfilTAALflC L.'iJBSTY'S BIRTHDAY .
His i^ajesty the King Bniperor’s birthday
was celebrated in the British Agencies at, Muscat,
Kuwait and Bahrain with due ceremonies.
Birthday Honours.
(a) Kis Majesty was pleased to confer on
Shaikh Ahmad bin Jabir as-3ubah, C.I.S., Ruler of
Kuwait the honour of C.S.I., and on Khan Bahadur Isa
bin Abdul Latif, British Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent, Shargah, the
honour of O.B. 3 .
(b; Kis Excellency the Viceroy of India was
pleased to confer the following titles.
1. "Khan Bahadur" on Khan Sahib Abdul Latif
oin Abdul Jalil, Director of Customs, Kuwait.
2 * "Khan Sahib» on Husain bin Hassan,
Assistant to ths British Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent, Shargah.
55- AVIATIOH .
British.
A Southampton flying boat under the command
of Sing Commander K o*e arrived at Bahrain from Basrah
on the l 7 th June. The Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. left in it on
the loth for Abu Dhabi and Has al Khaiman but nas
obliged

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The volume contains monthly news summaries compiled by the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. at Bushire. These were widely distributed to British ministers, senior officials and military officers in London, India and the Middle East.The copies of the news summaries in this volume were received by the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. from the Colonial Office. The summaries are also referred to variously as the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. news summaries, the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. intelligence summaries and the Arab States monthly summaries.

This volume contains fifty-six summaries. It begins with No. 1 of 1926, entitled Summary of news from the Arab States for January 1926 , dated 6 February 1926, and ends with No. 12 of 1930, entitled Summary of the news from the Arab States for the month of December 1930 , dated 25 January 1931.

The news summaries use standard subject headings to report the latest developments in the Gulf region, starting with the movements of British officials and non-officials, Arab rulers and notables, followed by the movements of foreigners and the interests of foreign powers in the region. Other subjects regularly reported include aviation and the health of the Arab ports. These topics are followed by country profiles for Bahrein [Bahrain], Kuwait, Qatar, the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, the shaikhdoms of Trucial Oman A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. and Bin Saud’s (popularly known as Ibn Saud) kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd.The country profiles report on the activities of rulers and tribes, foreign relations, local government, education, transport and communications, trade and commerce with particular emphasis on pearling and oil concessions, crime, riots and military expeditions.

The volume includes a divider which gives the subject number, the year the file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence (f 4).

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1 volume (446 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 448; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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