Following the coup of the army under Abd al-Karim Qasim and the assassination of King Feisal II and Prime Minister Nuri al-Sa'id, Iraq is declared a republic. The picture shows the unfinished new royal palace, which has so far swallowed 90 trillion DM. Copyright Notice: Max Scheler / SZ Photo.

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Following the coup of the army under Abd al-Karim Qasim and the assassination of King Feisal II and Prime Minister Nuri al-Sa'id, Iraq is declared a republic. The picture shows the unfinished new royal palace, which has so far swallowed 90 trillion DM. Copyright Notice: Max Scheler / SZ Photo.
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Coup d'etat in Iraq, 1958. Following the coup of the army under Abd al-Karim Qasim and the assassination of King Feisal II and Prime Minister Nuri al-Sa'id, Iraq is declared a republic. The picture shows the unfinished new royal palace, which has so far swallowed 90 trillion DM. Copyright Notice: Max Scheler / SZ Photo. Date created: 01/07/1958-31/07/1958
Location: Iraq