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Arab revolt in the Hejaz

Battle Name : Arab revolt in the Hejaz

Date(s) : 05 June 1916 - 10 June 1916

Part of : First World War , The Palestine & Sinai Front ,

Outcome : A victory for Arab forces over Turkish Garrisons

Type of battle : Land


Turkish garrisons in Mecca and Medina were attacked during a Franco-British inspired Arab rebellion aimed at undermining Turkish strength behind a critical point in General Murray's front line. Mecca surrendered on the 10th.