Arab leaders assembled in Beirut on November 14, 1956

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From left to right: King Faisal of Iraq, King Saud of Saudi Arabia, King Hussein of Jordan, President Shukri al-Quwatli of Syria, Prime Minister Sabri al-Asali, President Kamil Shamoun of Lebanon, Nazem al-Qudsi, the Speaker of the Syrian Parliament, ex-Lebanese Prime Minister Abdullah al-Yafi, and Prime Minister Saeb Salam of Lebanon. Between Shamoun and Qudsi stands Emir Majid Arslan, the Minister of Defense in Lebanon and behind President Quwatli is Syrian Foreign Minister Salah al-Bitar