Yemen Flag Meaning & Details

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 Yemen Flag
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  • three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and black

  • the band colors derive from the Arab Liberation flag and represent oppression (black), overcome through bloody struggle (red), to be replaced by a bright future (white)

    note: similar to the flag of Syria, which has two green stars in the white band, and of Iraq, which has an Arabic inscription centered in the white band

  • also similar to the flag of Egypt, which has a heraldic eagle centered in the white band


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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