Baath Party

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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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A leading member of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, Mohamed Dia al-din, slammed the decision of opposition groups to meet with the AUHIP in order to discuss the signing of the Roadmap Agreement.
Lebanon is on the verge of a tragedy, and no one will be immune from it; it is due to the performance of the political parties and groups that are accused of corruption," Secretary General of Lebanon regional branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party Fayez Shukr told FNA on Saturday.
The National Coalition Parties is composed of the GPC and 14 small parties, including the National Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, the People's Democratic Party, the Popular Forces Union party, the National Democratic Front, and the Liberation Front Party.
The Islah Party leads the Joint Meeting Parties coalition, which includes the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, the Nasserist Unionist People's Organisation Party and the Yemeni Socialist Party, according to Yemen Post.
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