Conquest of al-Hasa (1913)

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Conquest of al-Hasa
Part of Unification of Saudi Arabia
Date 1913
Location al-Hasa, Arabia

Sultanate of Nejd (Saudi) victory

  • Incorporation of al-Hasa into Saudi Sultanate
 Ottoman Empire

Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg Sultanate of Nejd

Commanders and leaders
Ottoman Empire Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg Abdulaziz Ibn Saud
Ottoman garrison

Conquest of al-Hasa was performed by the Saudi forces with support of the Ikhwan on 1913.[1] The Oasis of al-Hasa was conquered from an Ottoman garrison, who had controlled the area from 1871.[2]

Although Shi‘i religious community leaders negotiated a quick surrender and recognition of Saudi political authority in 1913 in exchange for leniency, the Shi‘a communities in al-Hasa and Qatif were subjected to harsh oversight and cruelty.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Jones, T. Embattled in Arabia. 03 June 2009.
  2. ^ Pp. 63, 124