“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Adib Tayyar

Adib Michael Tayyar was a Syrian journalist and writer. He was born in Safita and received his bachelor’s degree in French from the LAIC institute in Beirut in 1927. He worked as a secretary for the governor of Lattakia. He then resigned and founded “Al-Jadid” (The New) magazine in Beirut. In 1938, he worked as an Arabic literature teacher in the Secondary School of Lattakia and in Safita until 1960. He was a member of National Union during the Egyptian Syrian Union and became a member of the Parliament in Cairo prior to returning to teaching. He published his articles in “Harp,” a Syrian magazine, “Alif Ba’” (Alphabetical Order) newspaper, Lebanese newspaper “Al-Nida’” (The Call) and “Mirror of the West” magazine. Among his remnants is a political prose piece titled “Advantages of Discrimination.”

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