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Baath Party

A political party in the Middle East advocating secular, socialist policies intended to free Arab-majority countries from Western influence. It was established in 1940 in Syria. Its Syrian and Iraqi branches split in 1955 and became antagonistic toward each other. It became the ruling party of Syria in 1963 and was in charge of Iraq from 1968 until 2003.
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The committee revealed at least 57 names of former Ba'ath party members who were involved in the killing of Iraqi military cadets at Camp Speicher in the North of Baghdad back in June, press tv reported.
However, the article has not been applied fully in order to reverse the inhumane policies of the Ba'ath regime.
For those who praise the Ba'ath Party should follow up the JAC procedures," he emphasized.
Army and Ba'ath Party soon after taking office, then partly reversed that move a year later, in April 2004, when he reinstated former Ba'athist officers relatively untainted by the old regime.
Allawi has been accused of involvement in a 1970s-era "hit team" that assassinated Ba'ath Party opponents in Europe.
Fallujah's Ba'ath Party HQ was one of the most powerful in the pro-Saddam Sunni Triangle.
The source who has been an aide to Izzat Ibrahim - the most senior member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle who is still on the run and heads the outlawed Ba'ath party after the apprehension and execution of Iraq's former Dictator Saddam Hussein - defected from the group a few months ago, but holds substantiating documents on Izzat Ibrahim's plans.
Paul Bremer, Washington's viceroy for Iraq, issued a decree banishing members of Saddam's Ba'ath party from leadership positions in the government, military and academia.
Hashem wrote that Iraq's ex-Revolutionary Command Council issued the decree to create a war chest for Saddam's Ba'ath Party.
COALITION forces have rounded up thousands of Ba'ath Party officials and demolished their power bases to tighten the noose on Saddam's hated regime.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The innocent people killed in the Khan al-Assal area of rural Aleppo in Northwestern Syria were the victims of the chemical weapons supplied to the terrorists by a Saddam-era General working under head of the now outlawed Ba'ath party Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, sources revealed on Monday.