Arabic countries and the Spanish Civil War

Around 800 Arabs fought on the Republican side during the Spanish Civil War.

Photo report in Republican magazine Estampa, 24 October 1936, celebrating the Moroccans who fought for the Republic.

Palestinian International Brigader Najati Sidki

Palestinian International Brigader Najati Sidki: “I am an Arab volunteer. I came to defend freedom on the front in Madrid, to defend Damascus in Guadalajara, Jerusalem in Cordoba, Baghdad in Toledo, Cairo in Cadiz and Tetuan in Burgos.”

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The Arab World and the Spanish Civil War VIDEO Teaser for documentary in English on the hundreds of Arabs who fought in the International Brigades. 

From Palestine to the Spanish Civil War: Documentary proposes new reading of Arabs’ history

Article in Spanish and another one.