Comments on: Flags of Arabia, Part 1: The Trucial States of the Persian Gulf http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/ Speak Victorian, Think Pagan Wed, 21 Nov 2012 23:12:46 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 By: ComingAnarchy.com » Flags of Arabia, Part 2: Flags of the Arab Revolt, the Hashemite Kings, and Pan-Arabism http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/comment-page-1/#comment-394126 Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:04:08 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=9114#comment-394126 [...] as their flag a medley of black, red and white, sometimes also incorporating green. Following on my explanation of the predominance of white in the flags of the Persian Gulf, this post covers the history of those flag, also known as the “Pan-Arab” [...]

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By: Alfred Russel Wallace http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/comment-page-1/#comment-394062 Sun, 04 Apr 2010 16:16:01 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=9114#comment-394062 Was the seven-pointed star in the Trucial States flag one point for each Sheikdom? [i.e were there always seven distinct emirates?]

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By: Curzon http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/comment-page-1/#comment-394034 Wed, 31 Mar 2010 06:26:49 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=9114#comment-394034 You can’t imagine? Well, they basically look the same. Sorry.

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By: Curtis http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/comment-page-1/#comment-394029 Wed, 31 Mar 2010 01:47:12 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=9114#comment-394029 Bahrain’s flag is red and white. Qatar’s is purple and white. I can’t imagine how they got mislabeled above. Otherwise, an excellent post.

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By: Curzon http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/comment-page-1/#comment-394024 Tue, 30 Mar 2010 07:38:02 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=9114#comment-394024 Roy, that post is a great find– thanks.

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By: Lexington Green http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/comment-page-1/#comment-394021 Mon, 29 Mar 2010 20:56:58 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=9114#comment-394021 The Persian Problem, Henry James Whigham (1903), Chapter VI, “Visit to the Pirate Coast”:

http://tinyurl.com/yf8ytnq

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By: Roy http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/comment-page-1/#comment-394019 Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:14:42 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=9114#comment-394019 http://www.fotw.net/flags/ae1820tr.html

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By: Roy http://cominganarchy.com/2010/03/29/flags-of-arabia-part-1-the-trucial-states-of-the-persian-gulf/comment-page-1/#comment-394018 Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:14:26 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=9114#comment-394018 The Flags of the World website has more information about the Trucial States’ flags at

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