The Iraqi Conspiracy to topple the Syrian government - al-Ayyam, 23 December 1956

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The Iraqi Conspiracy was a big event in the modern history of Syria. It led to harsh verdicts in Syrian courts against a wide assortment of Syrian figures: ex-President Adib al-Shishakli, Homs MP Adnan al-Atasi, Damascus MP Sami Kabbara, Damascus MP Munir al-Ajlani, Aleppo MP Mikhael Ilyan, and members of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP).