::Ramadan Revolution


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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Expand Arabic |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Expand language |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} }} {{#invoke:Infobox military conflict|main}} The Ramadan Revolution, also referred to as the 8 February Revolution and the February 1963 coup d'état in Iraq, was a military coup by the Ba'ath Party's Iraqi-wing which overthrew the Prime Minister of Iraq, Abd al-Karim Qasim in 1963. General Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr became the new Prime Minister and Colonel Abdul Salam Arif became President. Revolutionary leaders and supporters of the coup referred to it as a movement, rather than a coup.

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