Yemen: Flag                                                           



  • On May 22, 1990, the day when North and South Yemen were unified, the above flag was adopted.


  • The flag is based on the “Arab Liberation Flag” introduced during the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. Egypt, Iraq, Sudan and Syria’s flags are also based on the “Arab Liberation Flag.”


  • The flag incorporates three colors which represent:

1. Unity and the bloodshed of martyrs (red)

       2. Bright future (white)

       3. Dark past (black)