Presidents Shukri al-Quwatli and Gamal Abdul Nasser at the al-Azhar Mosque - Cairo 1958

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Standing next to President Nasser is Sheikh Abdulrahman Taj, the chief cleric of al-Azhar, and next to Quwatli is Syrian Prime Minister Sabri al-Asali. This photo was taken shortly after signing the Syrian-Egyptian Union, known as the United Arab Republic (UAR) in February 1958.