President Quwatli and his family asking the press photographer to stop taking pictures - Geneva 1949

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Image Source: Mahmud Zebawi Library

These photos were taken during Quwatli's exile to Europe and Egypt after the March 1949 coup of General Husni al-Zaim. A journalist from the Egyptian magazine, Akher Saa, approached Quwatli with questions, and photographs, while he was staying at the Hotel des Bergues in Geneva.