Turkish army invades Syria (25 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

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 27 October 2016.]