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" و عليك عيني يا دمشق، فمنك ينهمر الصباح . . "

" و عليك عيني يا دمشق، فمنك ينهمر الصباح . . "

الجواهري

الجواهري

Photograph PLEASE by hasnain raza on 500px, LOVE this picture! The expression....I noticed scars/scratches on his face, he is precious!

Photograph PLEASE by hasnain raza on 500px, LOVE this picture! The expression....I noticed scars/scratches on his face, he is precious!

Yusuf al Azma was the Syrian Minister of War and Chief of Staff under King Faisal. He served as a General in the Ottoman army before joining the Arab revolt against the Ottomans which gave Syria its independence in 1918. Following the Sykes-Picot Agreement, France gave Syria an ultimatum in 1920 to submit to French authority. In spite of King Faisal's acceptance, al-Azmah refused to give in. He lead a poorly armed force into battle at Maysalun and was killed in the battle.

Yusuf al Azma was the Syrian Minister of War and Chief of Staff under King Faisal. He served as a General in the Ottoman army before joining the Arab revolt against the Ottomans which gave Syria its independence in 1918. Following the Sykes-Picot Agreement, France gave Syria an ultimatum in 1920 to submit to French authority. In spite of King Faisal's acceptance, al-Azmah refused to give in. He lead a poorly armed force into battle at Maysalun and was killed in the battle.

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