The translator was a military officer and politician in the time of United Arab Republic Akram Deiri (circa 1925 – 1990) from a prominent Syrian family.
This is the second edition. The first one was published in 1968. Both editions are very rare in the West. Wordcat mentions titles with no listed examples in Western libraries.
References: OCLC 4771120478, 4770561896, 4770549641.