Bombardment of Beirut by British to force Mehemet Ali to submit

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Historical Context Note

British force carry out a bombardment of Beirut in an attempt to force Mehemet Ali of Egypt to submit.
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Editors. "Bombardment of Beirut by British to force Mehemet Ali to submit". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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