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Sale of military equipment from UK to Middle East, 1975 Jan 01 - 1975 Dec 31
This file concerns the sale of military equipment to the Middle East.
Export of Jaguar aircraft from UK to Saudi Arabia, 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence relating to: The sale of French arms to Saudi Arabia, including reference to: a report of an $800 million arms deal; the sale of thirty Mirage aircraft; and a signed contract between France and Saudi Arabia for the supply of thirty tanks Possible French arms sales to Egypt French policy for the sale of arms to the Middle East Media coverage of the French Defence Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia in September 1973, to sign an agreement to strengthen cooperation between France and Saudi Arabia, more specifically the status of the French armour mission
UK commitment to 1970/1971, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence concerning: Minutes of the 62nd meeting of the Planning Committee on defence expenditure studies for the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO), relating to Cyprus, the Gulf, Sharjah and Kuwait Paper on 'The Kuwait Commitment in the Period to 1970-71' to be circulated at the meeting Telegram from Ambassador G N Jackson to M S Weir on the Kuwait commitment Letter from Jackson to T F Brenchley on HMG's commitment to the defence of Kuwait, including views of the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah, Prime Minister Sheikh Jabir Al Ahmad Al Sabah and Minist
Visit to UK by Sultan, 1963
This file relates to the visit of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman Saeed Bin Taimur to the UK.
Proposed visit of Sultan of Muscat to UK, 1957
This file contains correspondence relating to: Possibility of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman Saeed Bin Taimur being received by the Queen during his visit to the UK (1, 9-10, 16, 22) The Sultan's plans to travel first to Bahrain, Baghdad and Istanbul before continuing on to the UK (2) The Sultan's revised plan to travel from Muscat to Salalah and then directly to London, discussion of the dates of his trip and arrangements for accommodation and transport, some of which will be provided by the RAF (3-8, 10, 12-14, 16-17) Enquiry from Gerald de Gaury about the dates of the S
Claims by Persia to Bahrain and Gulf islands of Abu Musa and Tamb: dispute between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia over sovereignty over islands in the Neutral Zone, 1955
This file contains correspondence relating to: Jordanian opposition and the reaction of the Arab League to Persia's [Iran] claim to the islands of Bahrain, Tamb [Greater Tunb], Little Tamb [Lesser Tunb] and Abu Musa (1-3) Egyptian opposition to Iran's claim (4) Cairo meeting of Arab Prime Ministers to tackle Iraq's affiliation with the Baghdad Pact.