What Is The Arab Revolt Of World War I?

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The Arab Revolt of World War I can be said to be a key battle in the Arab world, with reinforcement from the West. The key countries that were involved with the Revolt included the Kingdom of Hejaz, Britain, France and the Ottoman Empire (Lecture on Bahrain and Syria). The Ottoman Empire had assumed authority over most of the Middle East, and their government was mostly dominated by Turkish officials. The Arab population within the Ottoman Empire wanted to create an independent Arab state without any ties to the Ottoman Empire. The United Kingdom and France stated that they would provide support to Sharif Hussein of Mecca and Medina in creating an Arab state if they were to revolt against the Ottoman Empire. This was known as the McMahon-Hussein

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