British and Arab forces occupy Damascus (18 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Emir Faysal led the Arab forces, and, supported by the British, captured Damascus, ending 400 years of Ottoman rule.

Citation:
Editors. "British and Arab forces occupy Damascus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=12601, accessed 07 December 2016.]