Students of Maktab Anbar in Damascus in 1908.

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The entire faculty is Ottoman Turkish, except for Sheikh Muhiddine al-Khani, seated in the front row (fourth from right). First from left in the front row is the student Said al-Ghazzi, future prime minister of Syria. In the middle row, second from right is future Damascus MP Fakhri al-Barudi. Standing in the back row (fourth) is future foreign minister Fayez al-Khury, followed by Damascus chief, Nasib al-Bakri.