Mustafa al-Siba’i

Mustafa al-Siba’i (1915-1964) was a prominent Syrian politician who founded the Islamic Socialist Front in 1949, a political organization modeled after the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. Educated at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, Siba’i served as Dean of the Faculty of Theology at Damascus University in 1940 and served in the Syrian Parliament from 1949-1951.


Sami Moubayed. Steel and Silk: Men and Women Who Shaped Syria 1900-2000 (Seattle: Cune Press, 2006).

See also: Syria