EGYPT: Notes, Dec. 29, 1924

The turbulent situation in Egypt arising out of the murder of Sirdar Sir Lee Stack (TIME, Dec. 1 et seq.) was sufficiently ameliorated to warrant the release of 23 men arrested after and in connection with the above outrage. Approximately 25 were still in prison pending inquiry and subsequent exoneration or trial.

Ziwar Pasha, Premier of Egypt, declined to have Parliament summoned by King Fuad, preferring, apparently, to trust to the rising tide of his popularity in elections allegedly soon to be held.


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