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What does UAR stand for?

UAR stands for United Arab Republic


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1958 -- Kuwait hosted the 13th conference of regional offices for boycotting Israel with the attendance of representatives from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Sudan, the United Arab Republic (Egypt and Syria), Lebanon and Libya.
It was fear rather than ambition or Pan-Arabism that was the immediate catalyst for Syria's decision to "merge" with Egypt into the short lived United Arab Republic.
Tlass' father and Mr Assad's father, Hafez, had been close friends since their days in the Syrian military academy in Homs and became even closer after being posted to Cairo in the late 1950s when Egypt and Syria merged into the United Arab Republic - a union that lasted three years.
Syria's sense of nationalism is weak - it's ruled by the Baath Party, which began as a pan-Arab socialist movement, and from 1958 to 1961 merged with Egypt as part of the United Arab Republic.
Arab unions such as this - the Egyptian-Syrian United Arab Republic of 1958-61, for instance - were short-lived, victims of the Arab world's notorious rivalries that have defeated all attempts to build such partnerships.
Moreover, little has been revealed about the cost of the war effort, waged by many states including the United Arab Republic and Qatar.