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image by António Martins, 09 Jun 2005 |
I think is it the one on this
photo; info on this page.
Dov Gutterman, 06 Jul 2002
A quotation related with the inscription in the flag used by the short lived Islamic Emirate of Chechnya and Dagestan (1999):
here is our flag, the flag of the Majlis of Muslims of Ichkeria and Dagestan. There is an inscription at the bottom — Ikhda al-Khusnayin. It is a verse from the Koran, which, translated literally, means one of the two goods, i.e., victory or paradise.Jaume Ollé, 03 Aug 2000
NAZRAN, Southern Russia - […] Police removed two black rebel flags hung
overnight on buildings in the town of Shali in the southern foothills.
Jaume Ollé, 07 Apr 2001, quoting The Associated Press
Photo from Russian newspaper Kommersant: A sergeant
of Russian army with a flag of islamic extremists in Dagestan.
Nikolay Khimenkov, 15 Sep 1999
The flag seems to be held upside down. Otherwise it looks
very much like the Saudi one.
Santiago Dotor, 15 Sep 1999
A few days ago, two Chechen leaders in Daghestan were interviewed in
front of the flag in the Czech TV. The flag is swallowtailed, wery dark,
probably black (or very dark green?), with white Arabic "Allah Aqbar"
(probably …, it seems like the inscritption in the Iraqi flag) and with
white curved knife/sword below the inscription. Maybe, it is a flag of the
"islamic republic of Daghestan".
Jan Zrzavy, 10 Sep 1999
I also saw this report (or a similar one) in German TV some
weeks ago. As already pointed out by Jaume it is a flag used
in the town (village?) Kharamakhi. In the report they only shown
this flag inside the building; outside the building the rebels
flew a correct Saudi Arabian flag.
Marcus Schmöger, 13 Sep 1999
أكبر", which means that "God is great". This
is written in white arabic letters above a white sword pointing to the
hoist, all inside a black horizontally elongated ellipse placed on the
main panel of an independentist flag of
Chechenia, whith approx. proportions of (25+2+2+2+4):50 = 7:10; with
ellipse: (6+13+6+2+2+2+4):(10+30+10). The photo shows the flag clearly
hanging from its top edge with the hoist, an off-white reinforced sleeve,
at the viewer's *left* hand while the Arabic text reads correctly, which
António Martins, 3 Oct 2007
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