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Iraq team's celebration is marred by musical miscue

...selected Mawtini, a folk tune popular throughout the Arab world, to replace the old anthem which glorified Saddam's Baath party. An Emirati royal family jet had whisked the Iraqis from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, where they beat Saudi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/02/oth_138033.shtml
Other sports
There can be no going back

...their own eyes will convince all of Iraq that there's no going back to the bad old days. Saddam's loyalists in his Baath Party are, characteristically, trying to intimidate Iraq and the U.S. coalition into not carrying out the death sentence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/29/edi_110336.shtml
Editorials
Soldier spreads good news of work being done in Iraq

...Alkifaey, the leader of the Movement for a Democratic Society in Iraq, said there is an "unholy alliance" between Baath party remnants, angry Sunnis and extremists from outside countries such as Saudi Arabia and Syria, who are working hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/22/met_4166.shtml
Metro | Academy of Richmond County
PBS' 'Now' explores how U.S. treats suspected terrorists

...sockets. I fell, and they put me back up again for more." Then mayor of a Baghdad suburb and a member of the ruling Baath Party, he was snatched off the street in late 2003 and transported to the prison, despite denying involvement in the insurgency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/29/tel_451703.shtml
Television
Key political players in Iraq's election

...A former member of Saddam's Baath Party, his wealthy family was close...government toppled by Saddam's Baath Party in a 1968 coup and a member of...development until 1968, when the Baath Party seized power. JALAL TALABANI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/30/wor_441380.shtml
World
Overtime

...to protest in the main street," Abraham said. Spontaneous demonstrations are extremely rare in Syria, where the Baath party has ruled with tight political control for more than 30 years. Hospital officials said the death toll from the Qamishli...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/14/oth_408770.shtml
Other sports | Augusta State University | University of South Carolina - Aiken
One option for Saddam: justice before new special tribunal

...links to the Bush administration. The tribunal will cover crimes committed from July 17, 1968 - the day Saddam's Baath Party came to power - until May 1, 2003 - the day President Bush declared major hostilities over, said Abdel-Aziz al-Hakim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/wor_391944.shtml
World
A new experience for Iraqis - watching satellite TV

...footage most Iraqis privately scorned as lies. Few Iraqis bothered to watch television, although members of the ruling Baath Party had to because they were quizzed about Saddam's speeches. Mohannad Razouk risked punishment three years ago when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/25/tel_379470.shtml
Television
A dead issue

...Saddam is dead or alive. What is relevant is that his regime is dying, regardless of whether he has. The dictator's Baath Party and Republican Guard have lost control of nearly all of Iraq, except for Baghdad, and their grip there becomes looser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/09/edi_475385.shtml
Editorials
U.S. troops prove they can move into Baghdad;

...T-shirts. In the evening, Baghdad's streets were bustling with Iraqi troops, militia, loyalists from Saddam's Baath party and all manner of armed men. Tanks and field artillery faced approaches most likely to be used by the allies. Members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/06/ira_475208.shtml
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