- Pan-Arab colors
The Pan-Arab colors are
red, black, white, and greenand have their origins in the flag of the Arab Revolt. The first three colors are featured in the flags of Egypt and Yemen; together with green they are also on the flags of Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Somaliland, Sudan, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, and Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
It is believed that each color of the four Pan-Arab Colors represent a certain Arab Dynasty or era: the Black was the color of the flag of the
Islamic prophet Muhammad, while white was taken by the Umayyads to be their Symbol, as a reminder of the Battle of Badr, Green was taken by the Fatimidsto symbolize their support to Ali Bin Abi Talib, while red was the flag held by the Khawarij, and then became the symbol of rulers in North Africaand Al-Andalus.
Current flags with Pan-Arab colors
Former flags with the Pan-Arab colors
Other flags with Pan-Arab colors
Gallery of flags by design
* [http://flagspot.net/flags/arabcols.html the Flag of the Arab Revolt]
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