Arab Israeli War – Year 1948

The 1948 Arab–Israeli War, acknowledged  by Israelis as the War of Liberation was the first in succession of wars fought between the State of Israel and its Arab counterparts in the long standing Arab-Israeli rivalry. The war started upon the termination of the British Mandate of Palestine and the Israeli declaration of independence on 15 May 1948, what continued was a period of civil war in 1947–1948.

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The Assyrian Genocide

The Assyrian Genocide is remembered as the mass killings of the Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac people of the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. The Assyrian population of northern Mesopotamia was forced to relocate and killed by Ottoman and troops between 1914 and 1920. Reports have placed the figure at 270,000. With more recent estimates that figure … Read more

Armenian Genocide Facts

The Armenian Genocide also known and remembered as the Armenian Holocaust, refers to the cautious and systematic devastation of the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire during and after World War I. It was put into action through massacres and expulsions, with the expulsions consisting of enforced marches under conditions arranged to lead to the … Read more

The Arab Revolt

The Arab Revolt occurred between 1916–1918 and was started by the Sherif Hussein bin Ali with the main aim of obtaining independence from the command of Ottoman Turks and creating a single united Arab state ranging from Aleppo in Syria to Aden in Yemen. On 3 July 1908 the Young Turk Revolution began and spread … Read more

The Battle of Hattin

The Battle of Hattin between the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Ayyubid occurred on Saturday, July 4, 1187. The Crusader forces were captured or killed by the Muslim armies ruled by Saladin which removed most of their ability to wage a war. The Battle of Hattin Islamic forces became an major military power in … Read more

The Fourth Crusade

Initially the Fourth Crusade was intended to overthrow the Muslim controlled Jerusalem by invading Egypt. In April 1204, the crusaders of Western Europe attacked and encroached the Christian city of Constantinople which was the capital of Byzantine Empire.

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The Third Crusade

The Third Crusade which occurred in 1189-1192 also known as the Kings Crusade. The Crusade was an attempt for European Leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from Saladin which was a successful but ultimately fell short of the main goal of the reconquest of Jerusalem.

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The Second Crusade

The Second Crusade was launched from Europe and was the second major crusade which began in response to the decline of the County of Edessa. Baldwin of Boulogne found the county during the first crusade in 1098.

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The First Crusade

The First Crusade was a military campaign led by the Western Christianity from 1096 to 1099 to reclaim the Holy Lands which were taken in the Muslim victory of the Levant, which resulted in the recapture of Jerusalem. Pope Urban ll launched the campaign in 1095 with the focus of responding to an appeal from Byzantine Emperor Alexios l Komnenos, who requested western volunteers come to help ward of the invading Seljuq Turks from Anatolia.

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