British and Arab forces occupy Damascus

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Historical Context Note

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

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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 21 September 2014.]