from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A former union of Egypt and Syria that lasted from 1958 until 1961. Yemen also joined the union in 1958, thus creating the United Arab States.
- See Egypt.
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- proper n. Former country in the Middle East composed of the modern states of Egypt and Syria.
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- n. a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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In 1961 Syria abandoned the alliance but Egypt kept the name United Arab Republic itself for another decade.
In 1959, Malcolm X traveled to Egypt then known as the United Arab Republic, Sudan, Nigeria, and Ghana to arrange a tour for Elijah Muhammad.
It had already been alleged that the United Arab Republic was the chief culprit, and to have invoked the Doctrine would have clearly implied that Egypt and Syria were controlled by international Communism I
It was recorded when the United Arab Republic (UAR) was about to be formed.
In 1958, he was rushed into a full-scale union with Syria, creating the United Arab Republic.
Natan Press: First is that back in 1967 and for some years after that until Egypt made peace with Israel, there was an idea called the United Arab Republic.
Look up the history of the United Arab Republic, and then discuss not what Israelis after the 1967 war thought about Arabs, but what Arab elite thought and many still think aboutArabs.
First is that back in 1967 and for some years after that until Egypt made peace with Israel, there was an idea called the United Arab Republic.
To be fair to HRW, is this any worse than Jimmy Carter soliciting financial support and getting it from the likes of Sheikh Zayed of the United Arab Republic?
The area was in fact being used by the United Arab Republic for purposes of hostilities against Israel, he wrote.