Syrian Modern History Website: https://syrmh.com/
Seated in the front row are Army Chief-of-Staff Shawkat Shuqayr speaking with Egyptian officer Abdul-Aziz Fathi. Behind them sits Deputy Army Commander Tawfiq Nizam al-Din, next to Ahmad al-Ftayyeh, the secretary-general of the Syrian Ministry of Education. Behind them sits Colonel Adnan al-Malki, minutes before his assassination. Standing in the back is Abdul Karim al-Nehlawi, future commander of the session coup of 1961.