Constitutional Union Party (Iraq)

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Constitutional Union Party
حزب الاتحاد الدستوري
LeaderNuri Al-Said
Arab nationalism
Political positionCentre-right

The Constitutional Union Party (Arabic: حزب الاتحاد الدستوري) was an Iraqi political party that was founded by Nuri Al-Said in 1949. The party included politicians from different ethnicities and religions, it was based in Baghdad with its headquarter located at Al-Rasheed street. The party held it first conference on 23 December 1949, the conference elected members for the party's Higher Commission, and Al-Said as a chairman.[1][2]

The Higher Commission elected members of the Central Committee, 15 members were elected including: Nuri al-Said, Abdul Wahab Morgan, Shaker al-Wadi, Muhammad Ali Mahmoud, Mohammed Hassan Kubba, Jamil Abdul Wahab, Abdul Qader Bash Aayan, Jamil Al Urfali, Abdul Majeed Abbas, Azzedine Mulla, Saad Omar, Ahmed Al-Amir, Rasheed Al-Chalabi, Diaa Jafar and Khalil Kenah. The Central Committee elected Abdulwahab Morjan as vice president, Khalil Kenna as First Secretary, Ahmad Al Amer as Second Secretary, Jamil Al Urfa as Accountant and Mohammed Hassan Kabbah as Treasurer.[1][2]

The party aimed to restrict crown prince Abd al-Ilah interventions in Iraqi politics, support Al-Said in government formation, and resist left-wing parties.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c "نوري السعيد وحزبه الاتحاد الدستوري .. كيف أسّسهُ وكيف أغلقه؟". Almada. Archived from the original on 2018-12-19.
  2. ^ a b c "كيف تأسس حزب نوري السعيد سنة 1949؟". Almada. Archived from the original on 2018-12-19.