EGYPT: Hilaly Falls

This week, troubled Egypt got its fifth Premier in five months. Out went Ahmed Naguib Hilaly Pasha and in came Hussein Sirry Pasha, a Paris-educated civil engineer. When he failed to form a cabinet, King Farouk asked Bahi Addine Barakat Pasha to try.

Almost everybody agreed that in his four months in office, honest Hilaly Pasha had tried hard, but got nowhere. Knowing that Hilaly had no political strength in Parliament, King Farouk had even suspended Parliament to give Hilaly a chance. But his fall was inevitable because he could not make a deal with the British for Egypt's No....

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