As-Salam al-Malaki
English: Peace to the King
وتحية رويال

Former national anthem of  Iraq
Also known as"The Royal Salute"
MusicA. Chaffon, 1924 (1924)
Adopted1924 (1924)
RelinquishedJuly 14, 1958 (July 14, 1958)
Succeeded by"Mawtini"
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"As-Salam al-Malaki" (Arabic: السلام الملكي, literally "The Royal Salute") was the former national anthem of Kingdom of Iraq from 1924 to 1958.


It was composed by Iraqi Army Band director Lieutenant A. Chaffon in 1924, a British military officer.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Iraq (1924-1958) –".