Event: Start of the Arab Revolt

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On the strength of the assurances he received from McMahon, Sharif Hussein of Mecca declares Arab independence from Ottoman rule and the beginning of the Arab revolt.

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Timeline Date: 
1916/6
Computed Date: 
1916/06/01
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British Palestine Campaign
March 1917 - September 1918
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Hussein-McMahon Correspondence
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