Head of the Arab Democratic Party Ali Eid.
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Arab Democratic Party leader Ali Eid and his son, politburo chief Rifaat, are residing at a maximum security compound in Damascus, close to Bashar Assad's presidential palace in the neighborhood of Mohajrin, The Daily Star has learned.The source explained that Sheikh Ramadan is Assad's man and plays a pivotal role in the fighting with the Syrian regime.The source also said that Rifaat and Ali Eid are loyal to Maher Assad, and that the Syrian regime deliberately limited the powers of the Eid family in Tripoli because they had become more powerful than expected, and the regime preferred they stay under the its command, rather than Hezbollah's. Separately, a senior political source lauded the role that the Future Movement played in curbing the activities of field commanders loyal to the group, and the efforts exerted by Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi in Tripoli.
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