Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Egypt Region

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Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Egypt Region

حزب البعث العربي الاشتراكي- مصر
IdeologyNeo-Ba'athism
Saddamism
Regional affiliationIraq-based Ba'ath Party
ColorsBlack, Red, White and Green (Pan-Arab colors)
Slogan"Unity, liberty, socialism"
House of Representatives
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Party flag
Flag of the Ba'ath Party.svg

The Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Egypt Region (Arabic: حزب البعث العربي الاشتراكي- مصرHizb Al-Ba'ath Al-Arabi Al-Ishtiraki – Misr) is an Egyptian Neo-Ba'athist political party. It is the Egyptian regional branch of the Iraqi-led Ba'ath Party.

The party supports the removal of Bashar al-Assad as President of Syria while opposing any foreign intervention in the conflict, whether by Israel, Turkey or Iran, as the party believes all such countries have ulterior motives and seek to undermine Syria.[1]

The party was outlawed in the early 1990s and two Iraqi Intelligence Officials were detained on 14 April 1991 with $38,000 in their possession, money which the Egyptian authorities claimed was to be used to fund sabotage operations in Egypt.[2]

Several other Egyptian Ba'athists, including the poet Muhammad Afifi Matar, were also detained in April 1991 on suspicion of involvement in an Iraqi terrorist plot.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The statement of the Arab Baath Socialist Party of Egyptian on the aggression against Syria". Aladhwaa. 7 May 2013. Archived from the original on 16 December 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Two Iraqi Plotters Detained". New Strait Times. 15 April 1991. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  3. ^ Mickolus, Edward F. (2009). The Terrorist List: The Middle East, Volume 1 A-K. ABC-CLIO. p. 405. ISBN 0313357684. Retrieved 30 July 2018.

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