Chronology of the Middle East, 1st Edition by 1st Ed

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This new six-volume sequence from Europa offers an neutral list of the political, social, cultural, geographical, and fiscal occasions that experience helped to form international historical past. all of the neighborhood titles documents the most important occasions that experience formed every one state and area, with better emphasis given to newer affairs. each one quantity charts each one country's growth, bargains a brief standpoint into what was present information, similar to elections, wars, disputes, invasions, deaths and assassinations, coronations, diplomatic actions, fiscal crises, and extra.

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31 December 1993: A new coalition Government was formed in the ‘TRNC’. 31 May 1994: A report by the UN Secretary-General claimed that Turkish Cypriot recalcitrance impeded the conclusion of a peace agreement between Greek and Turkish Cypriots. 16 April 1995: Denktaş defeated Eroğlu in the second round of voting in the presidential election in the ‘TRNC’. 3 June 1995: A new coalition Government, formed by the DP and the CTP, took office. 10 November 1995: The Government resigned, following Denktaş’ refusal to accept Atun’s prposed changes to the administation.

March 1953: Death of Stalin; most members of the Georgian leadership were subsequently dismissed. March 1956: The anniversary of the death of Stalin (whose memory remained popular in Georgia) occasioned the first ‘nationalist’ demonstration since the 1920s; there was great opposition in this year to perceived ‘russification’. 29 September 1972: Eduard Shevardnadze became head of the Communist Party of Georgia (serving until 1985 when he became Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs), as part of an anti-corruption policy by the central authorities.

1942: Sheikh Sulman bin Hamad al-Khalifa became ruler of Bahrain. 1946: The British Political Residency in the Persian Gulf was moved from Bushehr to Bahrain. 1954: The first locally founded political party was established in Bahrain. 1956: An election to the Education and Health Council took place. Shortly after the elections, there was a strike at the petroleum refinery in protest against the percieved paternalism of the British advisor towards the Sheikh. 1957: Sir Charles Belgrave,the British Advisor to the Sheikh since 1926, retired.

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