Saudi–Rashidi War

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Saudi–Rashidi War
Part of Unification of Saudi Arabia
Date 1903–1907
Location Qassim region, Arabia
Result Emirate of Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) victory
Belligerents
Flag of the Emirate of Ha'il.svg Emirate of Ha'il Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg Emirate of Nejd and Hasa
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Emirate of Ha'il.svg Abdul-Aziz bin Mitab

Flag of the Emirate of Ha'il.svg Sultan Al Homoud Ibn Rashid

Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg Abalkhail Emir of Qassim region.

Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg Abdulaziz Ibn Saud


Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg Ibrahim bin Aqeel

Strength
20,000–25,000 10,000–12,000
Casualties and losses
at least 1,670 at least 937
2,600+[a]

Saudi–Rashidi War of 1903–1907, also referred as the First Saudi–Rashidi War or the Battles over Qasim, was engaged between the Saudi loyal forces of the newborn Emirate of Riyadh versus the Emirate of Ha'il (Jabal Shammar), under the Rashidis. The warfare period of sporadic battles ended with Saudi takeover of the al-Qassim region, after decisive victory in Qassim on April 13, 1906,[1] though additional engagements followed in 1907.

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[a].^ Saudi–Rashidi War (combined 2,607+ casualties):

Battle of Unaizah (1904) - 372 killed.[2]
Battle of Buraidah - unknown.
Battle of Bekeriyah (1904) - 2,200 killed.
Battle of Shinanah (1904) - unknown.
Battle of Rawdat Muhanna (1906) - 35+ killed.
Battle of Tarafiyah (1907) - unknown.

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