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Flag Of South Yemen
The Flag of South Yemen
Yemen
consisted of a tricolour consisting of the three equal horizontal red, white, and black bands of the Arab Liberation flag with the sky-blue chevron and a red star on the left side of the hoist. The flag was adopted on 30 November 1967 when South Yemen
Yemen
declared independence from the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
until the Yemeni unification
Yemeni unification
in 1990. It was used again for a few months in 1994 during the existence of the Democratic Republic of Yemen
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Glossary Of Vexillology
Flag
Flag
terminology is the nomenclature, or system of terms, used in vexillology, the study of flags, to describe precisely the parts, patterns, and other attributes of flags and their display.Contents1 Flag
Flag
types 2 Flag
Flag
elements 3 Basic patterns 4 Techniques in flag display4.1 Illustrations5 Flag
Flag
identification symbols5.1 National flag
National flag
variants by use 5.2 Other symbols 5.3 In Unicode6 References 7 External links Flag
Flag
types[edit] Banderole
Banderole
or bannerol A small flag or streamer carried on the lance of a knight; or a long narrow flag flying from the mast-head of a ship. Banner Generically, a synonym for a flag of any kind
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Flag Of Iraq
The flag of Iraq
Iraq
(Arabic: علم العراق‎) includes the three equal horizontal red, white, and black stripes of the Arab Liberation flag. This basic tricolor has been in use since its adoption on 31 July 1963, with several changes to the green symbols in the central white stripes; the most recent version adopted on 22 January 2008 bears the takbīr rendered in green.Contents1 History of the Iraq
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Pan-Arabism
Pan-Arabism
Pan-Arabism
or Arabism is an ideology espousing the unification of the countries of North Africa and West Asia from the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
to the Arabian Sea, referred to as the Arab world. It is closely connected to Arab nationalism, which asserts that the Arabs
Arabs
constitute a single nation
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Flag Of Houthis
The flag (or emblem) of the Houthis, a rebel group in Yemen
Yemen
consists of the white flag with the colours red and green. With the motto, it is partially modeled on the motto of revolutionary Iran, which reads "Death to U.S
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Flags Of The World
Flags of the World
Flags of the World
(abbreviated FOTW or FotW) is an Internet-based vexillological association and resource. Its principal project is the Internet's largest website devoted to vexillology, containing comprehensive information about all kinds of flags,[1] and an associated mailing list
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Flag Of Algeria
The national flag of Algeria
Algeria
(Arabic: علم الجزائرr‎, translit. Acenyal n Dzayer) consists of two equal vertical bars, green and white, charged in the center with a red star and crescent. The flag was adopted on 3 July 1962. A similar version was used by the Algerian government in exile from 1958–1962. The Western blazon is per pale vert and argent; a crescent and star gules.Contents1 History 2 Description 3 See also 4 References 5 Bibliography 6 External linksHistory[edit]A Sea Fight with Barbary Corsairs by Laureys a Castro, c. 1681. Note the various flags with crescents used by the pirates.The Barbary pirates
Barbary pirates
of Ottoman Algeria
Algeria
between the 15th and 17th century widely used flags that were emblazoned with one or more crescents. These could however vary greatly in color, with dark red, black, green and white being in use
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Flag Of Bahrain
The national flag of Bahrain
Bahrain
(Arabic: علم البحرين‎) consists of a white band on the left, separated from a red area on the right by five triangles that serve as a serrated line. The five white triangles symbolize the 5 pillars of Islam. It is sometimes mistaken for the flag of Qatar, but that flag is maroon, not red, has more points (9) and normally has a much greater length-to-width ratio.Contents1 Design1.1 Color2 Use2.1 Other flags3 History 4 ReferencesDesign[edit] The white color comprises ​13⁄40 (32.5%) of the flag area, while the red color comprises ​27⁄40 (67.5%) of the area.Measurements of the construction of the flagColor[edit] The color specification is red: Pantone 186 c / CMYK (%) C 0 – M 90 – Y 80 – K 5[1] Use[edit] The flag is used on land and at sea as a national, civil and war ensign
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Flag Of Chad
The national flag of Republic of Chad
Republic of Chad
(French: Drapeau du Tchad, Arabic: علم تشاد‎) is a vertical tricolor consisting (left to right) of a blue, a gold and a red field.[1] The design is almost identical to that of the flag of Romania.Contents1 Description 2 Similarity with Romanian flag 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksDescription[edit] The flag of Chad is a vertical tricolour consisting (left to right) of a blue, a gold and a red column. These were intended to be a combination of the colours of blue, white and red as seen on the Flag of France with the Pan-African colours of green, yellow and red.[2] Furthermore, the blue represents the sky and hope; the gold is the sun and desert, and the red signifies the bloodshed over independence.[3] The flag was adopted by law no
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Flag Of The Comoros
The national flag of the Union of the Comoros
Comoros
(officially French: Union des Comores, Comorian: Udzima wa Komori, Arabic: الاتّحاد القمريّ‎, al-Ittiḥād al-Qamarī) was designed in 2001 and officially adopted on January 7, 2002.[1][2] It continues to display the crescent and four stars, which is a motif that has been in use in slightly various forms since 1975 during the independence movement.[3] In its constitution, the government of the
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Flag Of Djibouti
The national flag of Djibouti
Djibouti
(Somali: Calanka Jabuuti, Arabic: علم جيبوتي‎, French: Drapeau de Djibouti) was adopted on 27 June 1977, following the country's independence from France.[1] The light blue represents the sky and the sea, as well as the Issa Somalis, green represents the everlasting green of the earth, as well as the Afar people, white represents the colour of peace and the red star represents the unity and the blood shed by the martyrs of independence. No clans are mentioned in the national anthem.Contents1 History 2 Characteristics 3 Historical flags 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Djiboutian
Djiboutian
independence day celebrations with the flag of Djibouti.Before the establishment of French Somaliland, the flag of the Sultanate of Tajoura was the only ensign used in the territory.[2] The flag of Djibouti
Djibouti
was later created in 1970
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Flag Of Egypt
The flag of Egypt
Egypt
(Egyptian Arabic: علم مصر‎, IPA: [ˈʕælæm ˈmɑsˤɾ]) is a tricolour consisting of the three equal horizontal red, white, and black bands of the Egyptian revolutionary flag dating back to the 1952 Egyptian Revolution
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Flag Of Jordan
The flag of Jordan, officially adopted on 18 April 1928, is based on the flag of the Arab Revolt
Arab Revolt
against the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
during World War I. The flag consists of horizontal black, white, and green bands that are connected by a red chevron. The colors stand are the Pan-Arab Colors, representing the Abbasid
Abbasid
(black band), Umayyad
Umayyad
(white band), and Fatimid
Fatimid
(green band) caliphates. The red chevron is for the Hashemite
Hashemite
dynasty, and the Arab Revolt.[1][2][3]Contents1 Features 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksFeatures[edit] In addition to the bands and chevron, a white star with seven points is featured on the hoist side of the red chevron
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Flag Of Yemen
The Flag of Yemen
Yemen
(Arabic: علم اليمن‎) was adopted on May 22, 1990, the day that North Yemen
North Yemen
and South Yemen
South Yemen
were unified. The flag is essentially the Arab Liberation Flag of 1952, introduced after the Egyptian Revolution of 1952
Egyptian Revolution of 1952
in which Arab nationalism
Arab nationalism
was a dominant theme. The Arab Liberation Flag served as the inspiration for the flags of both North and South Yemen
South Yemen
prior to unification, as well as for the current flags of Egypt, Iraq, Sudan, and Syria. According to the official description, the red stands for the unity and the bloodshed of martyrs; the white for a bright future; black for the dark past
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Flag Of Kuwait
The flag of Kuwait
Kuwait
(Arabic: علم الكويت‎) was adopted on September 7, 1961, and officially hoisted November 24, 1961. Before 1961, the flag of Kuwait
Kuwait
was red and white, like those of other Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf
states at the time, with the field being red and words or charges being written in white. Until 1899, the flag consisted solely of a red field. From 1899 to 1915, the red field bore a white crescent and star and, also in white, the word "كويت" (Kuwait) styled so as to de-emphasize the word-initial K:  From 1899 to 1909, the crescent-and-star symbol and the country's name were of equal height; between 1909 and 1915, the crescent and star predominated at the center, with the country's name reduced in size and relegated to the top fly-side corner. Between 1915 and 1956, the crescent and star were removed and the name was enlarged and returned to the center of the flag
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Flag Of Lebanon
The flag of Lebanon
Lebanon
(Arabic: علم لبنان‎) is formed of two horizontal red stripes enveloping a horizontal white stripe. The white stripe is to be two times a red one (ratio 1:2:1)—a Spanish fess. The green cedar ( Lebanon
Lebanon
Cedar) in the middle touches each of the red stripes and its width is one third of the width of the flag.[1]Contents1 Symbolism 2 Construction sheet 3 History3.1 Ancient flags of Lebanon 3.2 Flags of clans during the Middle Ages 3.3 Flags of sultanates and emirates 3.4 French Mandate of Lebanon 3.5 Lebanese Republic 3.6 Variant flags of Lebanon 3.7 Official Lebanese flags from 1918-present4 See also 5 Notes 6 External linksSymbolism[edit] The Presence and position of the Cedar in the middle of the flag is directly inspired by the mountains of Lebanon
Lebanon
cedar (Cedrus libani). The Cedar is a symbol of holiness, eternity and peace
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