Ottoman return of Mecca 1813

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Ottoman return of Mecca and Jeddah 1813
Part of the Ottoman-Saudi war
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Ottoman Mecca
Date January 1813
Location Mecca, western Arabia
Result Ottoman victory
Belligerents
Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire First Saudi State
Commanders and leaders
Ottoman Empire Mohammed Ali Pasha
Ottoman Empire Tusun Pasha
Faisal bin Saud AL-Kabeer
Strength
22,000[citation needed] 1,000[citation needed]
Casualties and losses
none. none.

Ottoman return of Mecca 1813 (also known as the Battle of Mecca) happened several days after the recapture of Jeddah during the Ottoman-Saudi war. Diriyah's army and its 1,000 men in Mecca surrendered to Muhammad Ali of Egypt and Tusun Pasha, who recaptured the city for the Ottoman Empire.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  • Facey, William & Grant, Gillian: Saudi Arabia by the First Photographers . ISBN 0-905743-74-1
  • Captain G. S. Froster : A trip Across the Peninsula – Rehla Abr Al-Jazeera, (Arabic). Mombai – India, 1866.