Syrian leaders at the gates of Damascus University in 1956

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From left to right: Unknown (far left), Damascus University President Ahmad al-Samman, ex-Justice Minister Mustapha al-Zarka, ex-Prime Minister Maarouf al-Dawalibi, Prime Minister Khaled al-Azm, Moroccan scholar Sheikh Mohammad al-Muntasir Kuttani, who was serving as chair of the department of Quranic Studies at Damascus University. Standing behind Samman and Zarka is founder of the Department of Islamic Sharia Sheikh Mustapha al-Sibaii, also the founder of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood.