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Iraq King Goes to Europe; Brothers Visit Palestine

July 7, 1929
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King Feisul of Iraq will not visit his father, ex-king Hussein of Hedjaz who is now in exile at Cyprus, it was stated today in connection with the Iraq king’s itinerary on his forthcoming visit to Europe.

Emir Abdullah, ruler of Transjordania, and Emir Ali, brothers of King Feisul, left Jerusalem yesterday on their way to Cyprus. No official reception was accorded them during their stay in the city. The Arab royal personages left the city at night. They dined at the Jerusalem Hotel and attended a cinema where they were recognized by many in the audience, mainly Jews.

Two Arab newspapers were barred from Transjordania, the “El Ekdam” of Jaffa, for the publication of criticism in connection with an interview granted by Emir Abdullah to a woman journalist named Rosenfeld, and the “Merat el Shark” of Jerusalem, for assailing the procedure of the Transjordania Legislative Assembly.

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