Created by Tom Horn on 8 Dec 2009, Last Update on 14 May 2011

Mecca - 1 Jun 1916

The Sharif of Mecca, Hussein bin Ali, the leader of the Binu Hashim clan, started a revolt against the Ottoman Caliphate from this city. He then went on to besiege Medina.

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Tags : Turkey,Saudi Arabia,Britain,Land,Europe,Combat

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