About the Egyptian flag

The flag of Egypt in its current form was adopted on October 4, 1984. It depicts Egypt's national emblem, the Eagle of Saladin (a shield superimposed on a golden eagle facing the hoist side above a scroll bearing the name of the country in Arabic) centered in the white band of the three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and black.

The flag of Egypt in its current form was adopted on October 4, 1984. It depicts Egypt's national emblem, the Eagle of Saladin (a shield superimposed on a golden eagle facing the hoist side above a scroll bearing the name of the country in Arabic) centered in the white band of the three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and black The colour red refers to the period before the Revolution which brought a group of army officers to power after deposing(blood) King Farouk, the King of Egypt. This was a time characterized by the struggle against the British occupation of the country. The white symbolizes the event of the 1952 Revolution which ended the monarchy without bloodshed. The colour black symbolizes the end of the oppression of the people of Egypt at the hands of the Monarchy and British colonialism. The colours of the current flag are also seen on the flags of Yemen, Syria, and Iraq. The central emblem differs from one country to the other.