Colonel Sami al-Hinnawi with the cabinet of President Hashem al-Atasi - August 1949

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From left to right: Economy Minister Faydi al-Atasi, Finance Minister Khaled al-Azm, President Hashem al-Atasi, Colonel Sami al-Hinnawi, Agriculture Minister Akram al-Hawrani, Foreign Minister Nazem al-Qudsi, State Minister Adel al-Azma. The photo was taken shortly after Hinnawi launched a coup, toppling the military regime of President Husni al-Zaim.