Also, the Arabic-language Sadr al-Khalij news website quoted high-ranking political sources as saying that Amed Abdolmajid al-Sa'adoun, a senior Baath party
leader, has participated in a forum held by a party named National Honor gathering in Baghdad, headed by Vasah al-Sadid, one of the tribal leaders residing in Amman.
The Baath Party
gave secular Arab nationalism a bad name, but secular politics is needed in Iraq.
BEIRUT: Syria's Baath Party
marked the 68th anniversary of its founding Monday, pledging to maintain a commitment to individual freedoms while defeating the "international conspiracy" against Syria.
The 48-year-old held the post of secretary general of the Daraa branch of the Baath party
Ikhlas al-Badawi, a member of the Syrian Government and the Baath Party
, which was elected in May, became the first of her kind, to flee the nation for oppression on its citizens.
Badawi, a mother of six, was also a member of the Baath Party
, which took power in a 1963 military coup that destroyed the country's democratic institutions in favor of a Soviet-style political system dominated by Assad's minority Alawite sect, an offshoot of Shiite Islam.
In February, state media hailed as a "victory for Syria" the adoption by referendum of a new constitution ending the Baath party
s monopoly on power but leaving extensive powers in Assad s hands.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The dissolved Baath party
on Friday threatened to target the coming Arab summit if it is held in Baghdad.
Iraq has arrested at least 240 former members of Saddam Hussein's banned Baath Party
and ex-military officers over what some senior officials described as a plot to seize power after U.
and it's only yesterday that the president met with Baath party
members about the implementation of the reform programme," she added.
Dubai Syria's government, under massive pressure to reform or quit, has adopted a draft law allowing for new political parties to operate alongside the ruling Baath party
Fneish concluded by wishing Syria the best and Baath party