The cover story of the Egyptian magazine Al-Musawwar congratulating Syria's National Bloc on signing an independence treaty with France - September 11, 1936

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The story highights the Franco-Syrian Treaty's main architects; National Bloc President Hashem al-Atasi, its Dean Fares al-Khury, and its main masterminds Saadallah al-Jabiri Jamil Mardam Bey, and Riad al-Sulh. Additionally it sheds light on the two ministers present at the Paris talks, as members of the cabinet of Prime Minister Ata al-Ayyubi: Emir Mustapha al-Shihabi and Edmod Homsi