Syrian Communist Party (Unified)

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Syrian Communist Party (Unified)
(الحزب الشيوعي السوري (الموحد
First Secretary Hanin Nimir
Founded 1986 (1986)
Split from Syrian Communist Party (unitary)
Headquarters Damascus, Syria
Newspaper An-Nour
Ideology Communism
Political position Far-left
National affiliation National Progressive Front
International affiliation International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties (IMCWP)
Colours Red
People's Council
1 / 250
Website
www.an-nour.com

The Syrian Communist Party (Unified) (Arabic: الحزب الشيوعي السوري (الموحد)‏‎), initially known simply as Syrian Communist Party (الحزب الشيوعي السوري Al-Hizb Al-Shuyū'ī Al-Sūrī), is a communist party in Syria. The party emerged from a split in the Syrian Communist Party in 1986, formed by the pro-Perestroika faction led by Yusuf Faisal.

At the time of the 2000 Damascus Spring the party was able to publish a newspaper called an-Nour ('the Light').

The 11th party congress, held in March 2011, re-elected Hanin Nimir as First Secretary of the party.[1][2]

Parliamentary elections[edit]

People's Council of Syria
Election year # of
overall seats won
±
2007
3 / 250
2012
3 / 250
Steady
2016
1 / 250
Decrease2

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