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Arab Revolt

uprising against the ruling Ottoman Turks of the Committee of Union and Progress during World War I

The Arab Revolt were Arab tribes who fought against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Since the British Empire was also fighting against the Ottomans, they gave the Arabs military support. Many of the Arab Revolt wanted to create a unified country for Arabs. However, this did not come true and the Arab world would be instead be made into many different countries.