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(färo͞ok`), 1920–65, king of Egypt (1936–52), son and successor of Fuad I. After a short regency he acceded (1937) to the throne. A constitutional monarch, Farouk was frequently at odds with the WafdWafd
, in modern Egyptian history, a political party. It arose out of the delegation [Arabic wafd=delegation] headed by Zaghlul Pasha that was to have visited Great Britain in 1918 to urge Egypt's independence. Zaghlul formed the party in 1919.
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, the largest Egyptian party. Because of his pro-Axis sympathies during World War II, the British imposed upon him a pro-British premier in 1942. General corruption, added to his defeat in the 1948 Arab-Israeli WarArab-Israeli Wars,
conflicts in 1948–49, 1956, 1967, 1973–74, and 1982 between Israel and the Arab states. Tensions between Israel and the Arabs have been complicated and heightened by the political, strategic, and economic interests in the area of the great powers.
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, eventually led to the military coup of 1952, headed by Muhammad Naguib and Gamal Abdal NasserNasser, Gamal Abdal
, 1918–70, Egyptian army officer and political leader, first president of the republic of Egypt (1956–70). A revolutionary since youth, he was wounded by the police and expelled (1935) from secondary school in Cairo for leading an anti-British
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. Farouk was forced to abdicate; he fled the country and found refuge abroad.
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The MB wanted to cooperate with the Free Officers who lead the 1952 revolution, in order for them to achieve political advancement amid competition with other parties including "Al-Wafd." The MB's crisis began when they found themselves almost excluded from the new ministry in the era of Mohamed Naguib, Egypt's first President following the removal of King Farouk of Egypt. When Nasser came into power, the crisis was worsened; While MB members have held an Islamic message, Nasser had emphasized in his speeches the Arab identity of the country.
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| 1952: King Farouk of Egypt (pictured) abdicated after a coup led by General Neguib.
It is from the year 800 H., and a telephone of King Farouk of Egypt, and a document of the first cheque in the Arabian Peninsula," said Al-Saqaf.
Some unknown groups were behind the incident, including the Muslim Brotherhood, as the fall of King Farouk of Egypt was beneficial to the MB, Shakra claimed.
KING Farouk of Egypt was ousted in a military coup and General Mohammed Neguib assumed power.
Khaled Mohieddin -- file CAIRO -- 7 May 2018: Khaled Mohieddin, a former Free Officer and one of the July 1952 revolution leaders, who overthrew late King Farouk of Egypt, ending the monarchy and establishing the "Republic" of Egypt, passed away at the age of 95.
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