I wanted to make some Arab-Israeli objective makers for Crossfire and thought flags would be a simple answer. It turns out the Arab states were in a period of transition so the flags are many and varied.
All details and flags taken from Flags of the World (FOTW) in particular their Clickable Map of the Middle East.
|??||1953-1957||Red-white-black horizontal tricolour like the current flag, but with a different style of eagle emblem in the white stripe, bearing a shield of the crescent and stars.|
|1958-1971||Flag of United Arab Republic (Egypt and Syria)|
|1972-1984||Flag of Federation of Arab Republics (Egypt, Libya, and Syria)|
|1972-1977||Flag of Federation of Arab Republics (Egypt, Libya, and Syria)|
|PLO / Palestine||1964+|
|1973+||The hoist of the flag is next to the hilt of the sword.|
|1958-1961||Flag of United Arab Republic (Egypt and Syria)|
|1961-1963||Reverted to 1946-1958 flag|
|1972-1980||Flag of Federation of Arab Republics (Egypt, Libya, and Syria)|
|1980+||Reverted to 1958-1961 flag|
|1962-1990||North Yemen only|
|1967-1990||South Yemen only|