Sentence Examples

  • When Mehemet Ali went to Arabia to prosecute the war against the Wahhabis in 1813, Ibrahim was left in command in Upper Egypt.
  • The campaign lasted two years, and terminated in the destruction of the Wahhabis as a political power.
  • The holy cities had been recovered from the Wahhabis, and Ibrahim's task was to follow them into the desert of Nejd and destroy their fortresses.
  • In 1811 the massacre of the Mamelukes left Mehemet Ali without a rival in Egypt, while the foundations of his empire beyond were laid by the war against the Wahhabis and the conquest of the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.
  • He next took Jidda and Mecca, defeating the Wahhabis beyond the latter place and capturing their general.

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