The released opposition figures are Siddiq Youssef, 88, of the Sudanese Communist Pary, Ali Saeed the spokesperson of the Communist Party, Ali al-Rayah the secretary of the Arab Socialist Baath party
and Abdel-Jalil Osman.
Syria is participating in the conference with a delegation from the Arab Socialist Baath Party
that includes members of the Party's Central Leadership, Yusuf Ahmad, and Mohammad Shaaban Azouz.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Sochi Agreement on Syria's Idlib will help Damascus regain control of that region, Syrian President Bashar Assad said at a plenary session of the Arab Socialist Baath Party
Summary: The National Command of the Arab Socialist Baath Party
discharged its regional secretary-general in Lebanon, Former Minister Fayez Shokr, and replaced him with lawyer Abdel Mouin Ghazi.
Let us assume that the statement of one of the founders of the Baath Party, Zaki Arsuzi, about mercifulness being the exceptional characteristic of the Arabs, is still present at the heart of the ideology of the Arab Socialist Baath Party
command, and that this command also believes in the calls for modernity introduced by Michel Aflaq following his studies abroad.
In a statement issued today, the parties called for reconsideration of the law and amending it "in order to be democratic and prompt the people and their political and national forces to participate in upcoming elections instead of opting to boycott them." The parties, including the Arab Socialist Baath Party
, the National Movement, Hashd, the Communist Party, the Unity Party and the Baath Arab Progressive Party, said that by embracing the law, the government indicates it is backtracking on the political and economic reform process as a key popular demand.
The new charter would create a multiparty system in Syria, which has been ruled by the Arab Socialist Baath Party
since a 1963 coup.