Event: Acre Under Zahir al-Umar al-Zaydani

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The Zaydani clan in the Galilee challenges direct Ottoman rule. Zahir al-'Umar al-Zaydani uses his monopoly on the export of cotton, grain, olive oil, and tobacco to assume control of all the Galilee and its hinterland, reaching Marj ibn Amir and Nazareth; he makes Acre his capital.

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Timeline Date: 
1746 - 1775
Computed Date: 
1746/01/01 to 1775/01/01
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Ottoman Conquest of Palestine
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