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File 7251/1920 Pt 3 'Arabia: Situation and Policy; Agenda for Inter Departmental Committee Meetings' [‎198r] (31/268)

The record is made up of 1 item (133 folios). It was created in 25 Jun 1920-4 Dec 1920. 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.

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they oan succeed in continuing fermentation amongst the
people for a long timo injurious at once to the Idrisi, to
ourselves and to the country.
In view of the above facts, therefore, and in
order to put a stop to the uncertain state of political
affairs and to the secret machinations of the Italians as
well as the QMrkish party:,in the Yemen and in the best and
the most sacred interests of our Empire, I fervently hope
that Hodoida and Salif will bo handed over to the Idrisi at
an early date.
May I request you to kindly spare no pains in impres
sing on the higher authorities the extreme importance and
necessity:, of expediting their decision about the above
questions, as further procrastination is liable to lead to
serious complications
(Signod) M. Fazluddin, Captain ,
Liaison Medical Officer with
the Idrisi„

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This part of the volume contains correspondence and other papers concerning relations between Nejd, Transjordan, Hejaz, Yemen, and the Idrisi state, as well as policy in Arabia more generally. Correspondence comes from officials at 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. , Foreign Office, War Office, the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in Aden, the Office of the High Commissioner in Palestine, the Office of the High Commissioner in Cairo, the Office of the High Commissioner in Iraq, and the British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Jeddah. Further correspondence comes from King Hussein [Ḥusayn bin ‘Alī al-Hāshimī] of the Hejaz, his sons Emir Abdullah [ʿAbdullāh bin Ḥusayn al-Hāshimī] and Emir Feisal [Fayṣal bin Ḥusayn bin ‘Alī al-Hāshimī], the French Ambassador in London, and officials of the German and United States Governments.

This part deals with relations between Nejd and the neighbouring territories of Transjordan, the Hejaz, Yemen, and the Idrisi state. Matters covered include the supply of Arms to the Idrisi, control of Hodeidah and the proposed withdrawal of the British garrison there, the British subsidy to Ibn Saud [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd]of Nejd, efforts to reach an agreement between the Hejaz and Nejd, trouble along the Transjordan boundary involving the Ikhwan and local tribes, and future British policy in the region.

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File 7251/1920 Pt 3 'Arabia: Situation and Policy; Agenda for Inter Departmental Committee Meetings' [‎198r] (31/268), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/937/2, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100079424931.0x000003> [accessed 16 December 2019]

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