The National Bloc in 1932

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Front row (from left to right): Rafiq Hussami, Sheikh Abdul Qader Sarmini, Ibrahim Hananu (co-founder), Bloc President Hashem al-Atasi, Fares al-Khury (co-founder and dean of the Bloc), Tawfiq al-Shishakli, Jamil Mardam Bey (future prime minister). Back row (from left to right): Riad al-Sulh (future prime minister of Lebanon), Najib Baqi, Aref al-Nakadi, Mazhar Pasha Raslan (ex-prime minister of Jordan), Afif al-Sulh, Naim Antaki, Fakhri al-Barudi, Nasib al-Bakri, Najib al-Rayyes (publisher of al-Qabas daily), and Saadallah al-Jabiri (future prime minister).