UK policy and military presence in Persian Gulf: discussions on Union of Arab Emirate states; correspondence with Carol Mather MP, 1970 Jun 25-1971 Jan 10
This file concerns UK policy in the Gulf, the military withdrawal scheduled for 1971 and proposals for establishing a Union of Arab Emirates.
External political relations of People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, 1975 Jan 01 - 1975 Dec 31
This file concerns the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen’s (PDRY or South Yemen) international relations.
Commercial and economic relations between governments of Saudi Arabia and UK, 1975 Jan 01 - 1975 Dec 31
This file relates to the commercial relations between Saudi Arabia and the UK.
Political relations between Oman and UK, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file concerns Oman and relations with the UK.
EEC relations with oil producing countries of Middle East, 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31
This file contains, along with related correspondence, a draft paper on relations between the European Economic Community (EEC) and the oil producing countries of the Middle East.
Defence sales, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence relating to: Transportation of 25,000 rounds of 7.62 calibre ammunition from Gdynia, Poland to Doha Order for military supplies placed from Qatar and the involvement of Ghassan Farha Negotiations between Westland Helicopters Limited, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Hamad Al Thani and Mohammad Mahdi Cochrane over the sale of Whirlwind helicopters Sale by Tennant Trading Limited of 20,000 rounds of 9 mm ball ammunition to Qatar Enquiry from Qatar for the purchase of 200 cartridges of 25 pounder blank ammunition Purchase of a consignment of hunting rifles and
Fujairah oil concession, 1966 Jan 01 - 1966 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence relating to: Plans for the Ruler of Fujairah Sheikh Mohammad Bin Hamad Al Sharqi's flight to Beirut via Bahrain and meeting with the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf Sir W H T Luce Plans for the Ruler to meet the Director of McGregor and Werner International Incorporated in Beirut and proceed to London for the approval of the final oil concession agreement Proposal from Collins Submarine Pipelines Limited for establishing a marine base in Dubai Invitation from the Belgian firm Auxeltra Beton construction company to Sheikh Mohammad via Sulaima
Abu-Dhabi Development Co Ltd, 1955
This file relates to the foundation of the Abu Dhabi Development Company Limited by the firm Chandler Brothers, Colwill & How of Liverpool and its subsequent operations. It contains correspondence concerning: Drawing up of an agreement between the Chandler Brothers' firm and the Ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Shakhbut Bin Sultan Al Nahyan to found the Abu Dhabi Development Company; and subsequent issues with the monopoly clauses within the agreement.
Discussions at UN about Oman, 1963
This file relates to the discussion of Oman at the UN.
Supply of arms, 1963
This file relates to the supply of arms and ammunition to Qatar and British concern about over-militarisation.