A group of leading Syrian nationalists in the late 1920s

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Seated from left to right: Shukri al-Quwatli (future president), Saadallah al-Jabiri (future prime ministers), Rida al-Shurbaji (co-founder of the National Bloc), Sheikh Saleh al-Ali, commander of the Syrian Coastal Revolt of 1919. Standing are Hajj Adib Kheir (left) and Ibrahim Hananu, commander of the Aleppo Revolt