SNIPPETS OF HISTORY: One hundred years ago today the Hashemite rulers of the Kingdom of Hijaz (modern day w estern Saudi Arabia) – -assisted by the British and French empires – -began a rebellion agai nst the Ottoman Empire known as the Arab Revolt – @AceHistoryNews

#AceHistoryNews – June.05: 100 years later, is it time for another Arab Revolt?

100 years ago today, the Hashemite rulers of the Kingdom of Hijaz (modern day western Saudi Arabia) – -assisted by the British and French empires – -began a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire known as the Arab Revolt.

Jordan's King Abdullah celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Arab Revolt in the capital Amman (AFP)

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