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Balad (Hebrew: בָּלַ״ד) is a political party in Israel. It is a Hebrew acronym of Brit Le'umit Demokratit (Hebrew: בְּרִית לְאֻמִּית דֵּמוֹקְרָטִית, lit.'National Democratic Alliance'). Balad (Arabic: بلد) is also an Arabic word. It means "country" or "nation". Balad's full Arabic name is at-Tajammuʿ al-Waṭanī ad-Dīmuqrāṭī (Arabic: التجمع الوطني الديمقراطي, lit.'National Democratic Assembly').Its ideology is social democratic, Arab nationalist, pan-Arabic, secular, and anti-Zionist.

Balad was founded in 1995. The party's political leader is Sami Abu Shehadeh.

As of 2022, Balad has no seats in the Knesset.

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