Event: Hussein-McMahon Correspondence

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Sir Henry McMahon, British High Commissioner in Egypt, promises Sharif Hussein of Mecca to support an independent Arab state in return for an Arab uprising against the Ottomans.

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1915/7/14 - 1916/3/30
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1915/07/14 to 1916/03/30
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