LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/6/2/2/1/2/1
TitleTelex reports
DateDecember 1979 - December 1985
Extent3 files
Creator NameThe Observer Limited
Mather; Ian; journalist
DescriptionTelex reports and typescript and carbon copy drafts of articles written by Ian Mather on a wide range of issues.

Subjects covered include: the Falklands War; efforts towards securing independence for Belize and civil unrest caused by paramilitary groups such as BAM (Belize Action Movement); mennonites living in Belize; Mossad and the murder of Israeli athletes during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany; events in Iran such as the downfall of President Bani Sadr, the hijacking of a Kuwaiti plane in Tehran, the American hostage crisis where 52 Americans were held in the American Embassy in Tehran, and the Iran-Iraq War, 1980; arms control, including descriptions of weapons, talks between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the deployment of cruise missiles in the United Kingdom; famine in Ethiopia; the IRA (Irish Republican Army) bombing of the Grand Hotel in Brighton; the European Economic Community, the Common Market and the Common Agricultural Policy; events relating to Libya, including the murder of policewoman Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan Embassy in London.
System Of ArrangementMaterial arranged chronologically
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialAdditional material relating to Iran at Iran research files OBS/6/2/2/1/1/1; additional material relating to arms control at Arms control research files at OBS/6/2/2/1/1/2; additional material relating to the Falklands War at Falklands War research files at OBS/6/2/2/1/1/3, Falklands War OBS/6/2/2/1/3 and Correspondence at OBS/6/2/2/1/4.
FormatTypescript

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Places
CodeSet
NA217Falkland Islands/South America
NA251Belize/North and Central America
NA15Germany/Europe
NA307Kuwait/Asia
NA117Iran/Asia
NA115Iraq/Asia
NA8United States/North and Central America
NA262Ethiopia/Africa
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