Editors. "Turkish army invades Syria". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18036, accessed 07 July 2015.]
An Ottoman Turkish army invades Syria in opposition to Mehemet Ali, the ruler of Egypt, who holds expansionist ambitions. The resultant war continues until February 1841.
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