Parliament Speaker Nazem al-Qudsi at the Presidential Palace with the Damascus-based Palestinian journalist Mohammad Ali Eltaher in 1957

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Mohammad Ali Eltaher was a renowned journalist based in Cairo, who owned a newspaper called Asshoura, which advocated liberation of Arab lands from European control. It was the central media outlet for the nationalist movement in the 1920s and 1930s. He moved to Damascus after the Free Officer Revolution in 1952. From the archives of Mohammad Ali Eltaher (