Battle of Mecca (1924)
|Battle of Mecca|
|Part of Saudi conquest of Hejaz|
|Sultanate of Nejd||Kingdom of Hejaz|
|Commanders and leaders|
Abdulaziz Ibn Saud|
Sultan bin Bajad
|Hussein bin Ali|
|5,000 men||1,000 men|
|Casualties and losses|
Unknown number of deaths|
5 armored vehicles
Battle of Mecca took place in Mecca, in what is now known today as Saudi Arabia, following the fall of Ta'if to King Abdulaziz Ibn Saud in his campaign to conquer the Kingdom of Hejaz. King Hussein bin Ali fled from Mecca to Jeddah, leaving behind a cache of weapons in the Qishla of Mecca which were recovered by Saudi forces. The battle in Mecca resulted in Hashemite defeat to Saudis and the allied Ikhwan.
- Al-Harbi, Dalal: King Abdulaziz and his Strategies to deal with events : Events of Jeddah. 2003, King Abdulaziz national library. ISBN 9960-624-88-9 .
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