Anyone identify a flag please

  interzone55 13:13 08 Jul 2012
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I've just seen a group of young people on the front @ Morecambe, they were holding a flag that I don't recognise.

It was a tri-colour consisting of horizontal bands, Green, White, Black. The white band had three or four red stars (can't remember exactly). This suggests an Islamic state, but I've had a look through the latest CIA World Factbook online and can't find it.

  Forum Editor 13:22 08 Jul 2012
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It's the Syrian flag.

  interzone55 13:30 08 Jul 2012

Thanks FE

It's not in the CIA book because it's not the current official flag.

It was the flag from 1932-1958 and 1961-3, it is also the flag of the Free Syrian Republic.

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