A horizontal tricolour of red, white, and black (top to bottom).
The Republic of Yemen formed from the unification of North Yemen and South Yemen. By eliminating the distinct elements of both the North and South flags, a common flag was created; a simple horizontal tricolour.
The black represents the dark days of the past, the white, the nation's bright future, while the red represents the blood of the struggle in achieving independence and unity.
Article (155): The law stipulates the Republic’s insignia, emblems, badges, and national anthem.
Article (156): The national flag is composed of three colors. These are, starting from the top: