A delegation of Syrian journalists meeting President Josip Tito of Yugoslavia in 1953.

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Image Source: Dr Besher al-Mahayri Library

Standing in the middle is President Tito, and next to him is Said Tillawi, editor of the Damascus daily al-Fayha, followed by Issam al-Mahayri, editor of al-Binaa, the official newspaper of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP).