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Ba'th

(bɑːθ) or

Ba'ath

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an Arab Socialist party, esp in Syria and formerly in Iraq, founded by Michel Aflaq in 1941. It attempts to combine Marxism with pan-Islamic nationalism
[C20: from Arabic: resurgence]
ˈBa'thi adj
ˈBa'thism n
ˈBa'thist n
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An Iraqi man looks at a list of names published for the first time by the Iraqi security services of the country's sixty most wanted people including members from the Daesh group, Al-Qaeda and the former Baath party on Feb.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Arab media sources revealed attempts by certain Baath party leaders to return to the political scene with the help of Israel and Saudi Arabia and by recruiting a number of extremist Sunni figures.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of the reconciliation committee and accountability and justice, Hisham Abdul Malik al-Suhail said, "The Iraqi Forces Coalition will vote on the law banning the Baath if the National Alliance votes on Justice and Accountability law.
Two Syrian rebels and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had earlier said an Israeli jet struck a target near the governor's office in Baath City, capital of Syria's southern Quneitra province, where rebels say Hezbollah operates.
Syria's ruling Baath party and its allies won a majority of seats in parliamentary elections last week across government-held parts of the country, the national electoral commission announced late Saturday.
A rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top surviving aide aims to bolster the old ruling Baath Party's appeal with Sunni fearing new reprisals by Shiite militias, experts said.
NNA - We are in full solidarity with al-Jadeed and al-Akhbar, Baath party boss in Tyr Asaad Dakhlallah, stated on the 68th anniversary of the foundation of the party today.
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London, July 27 ( ANI ): A Syrian parliamentarian, who represented the northern province of Aleppo, has defected to Turkey, becoming the first member of President Bashar al-Assad's Baath Party, to quit the tyrannical regime.
He added that four others will be freed in the second phase, including Abdulhussein Al-Zerjawi, secretary of the obsolete Baath party in Karbala, who was charged with drying up Al-Ahwar marshes, Latif Mahal Hamud, the former governor of Karbala, who was also charged with drying up Al-Ahwar, Hasan Azba Thalj Dawood Al-Obaidi, former head of exterior service at the Baath's intelligence, charged with humane crimes, and Fadel Salfij Al-Azzawi, charged with drying up Al-Ahwar and genocide operations against Kurds.
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