Vol. 22 No. 3 (2022)
Published: 2022-10-2

The trial of Major General Ghazi Al-Daghestani (1958-1959) through Al-Thawra Al-Baghdadia newspaper

Asst. Prof. Dr. Saleh Abbas Naser , Dr. Rana Abdulraheem Hatem

The year 1958 witnessed important political events in the contemporary history of Iraq, these events were made by many political and military personalities, and they were those who stood behind the revolutions in the mentioned period, one of them was the pilot and major General Ghazi al-Daghestani, who had an important role in the era of the monarchy. The politicians targeted by the responsibles of the 1958 revolution, and he was brought to trial on several charges, and was sentenced to death, but his foreign connections precipitated him, so he was released and traveled outside Iraq, and he died in London. What is new in this research, although Al-Daghestani is a figure that historians did not care about, but this is a documentary research that monitored important stations of his life through Al-Thawra Al-Baghdadi newspaper, which was one of the government newspapers at the time, so what was presented represents important facts about important men in Iraqi politics.

Pages: 1341-1345

Keywords: the history of Iraq – Ghazi al-Daghestani – political figures

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