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14/07/1958 Iraqi monarchy is overthrown by popular forces

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Fall of the Hashemites in Iraq (1941-1958)

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Revolt and overthrow of Government in Iraq. General Abdul Karrem arrives in Baghd...HD Stock Footage

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Iraq Bombshell (1958)

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Abd al-Karim Qasim English

Revolution ended the 37-year Hashemite monarchy of Iraq which had been established by King Faisal I, in an overthrow and established the Republic of Iraq. The UK and U.S. supported the creation of the Baghdad Pact. Major-General A. K. el Qasim was Iraq's new prime minister, the defense minister, and commander-in-chief.
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    • Personal 

    • 14 July Revolution 

    • Prime minister 

    • Overthrow and execution 

    • Legacy