United Arab Republic
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- Egypt & Syria, united as a single nation (1958-61)
- Egypt (1961-71)
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- 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.