Ba'ath Party (Iraqi-dominated faction)

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Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party
حزب البعث العربي الاشتراكي
LeaderIzzat Ibrahim ad-Douri
FoundedFebruary 23, 1966
Split fromBa'ath Party (unitary)
Headquartersde jure Baghdad, Iraq,
in exile
IdeologyBa'athism (Saddamist Ba'athism as of 1979)
ColorsBlack, 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 الاشتراكيHizb 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.