Ba'th


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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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Opposition sources told Sudan Tribune that the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) have arrested Wajdi Saleh, a lawyer and leading member of the Ba'th Party from his office in Khartoum and Najla Mohamed Ali, a leading member of the Civil Society Initiative (CSI) group.
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After the early 1991 Gulf War in which US-led multi-national forces liberated Kuwait from Saddam's dictatorship, the Shi'ite Arabs in southern Iraq went into open rebellion against Saddam and his ruling Ba'th Party.
The Iraqi archives, based at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, contain millions of documents relating to the thirty-five year period [1968-2003] when Iraq was ruled by the Ba'th Party.
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thesis at Boston University, is largely based on Ba'th Party documents covering the period 1979-2003.
Syria has been ruled by the Arab Ba'th Socialist Party since it seized power in a 1963 coup d'etat.
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The ISIL's top commander in Tikrit - the birthplace of Iraq's executed dictator Saddam Hussein which was held by the ISIL and members of the former Ba'th party for two weeks - was killed in the Iraqi army operation.