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Ba'ath Party
Leader Izzat Ibrahim ad-Douri
Founded February 23, 1966
Split from Ba'ath Party (unitary)
Headquarters de jure Baghdad, Iraq,
in exile
Ideology Ba'athism (Saddamist Ba'athism as of 1979)
Colors Black, red, white and green (Pan-Arab colors)

The Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party (also spelled Ba'th or Baath, "resurrection" or "renaissance"; Arabic: حزب البعث العربي الاشتراكي Hizb Al-Ba'ath Al-'Arabi Al-Ishtiraki), also called the pro-Iraqi Ba'ath movement, is a Ba'athist political party headquartered in Baghdad, Iraq. It is one of two parties which formed in 1966 after split of the original Ba'ath Party. They ruled Iraq between 1968 and the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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