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Saturday, August 14, 2010

The Battle of Al Wajbah

New on QatarVisitor.com: The Battle of Al Wajbah.

It's 1893 and Sheikh Jasim bin Mohammed Al Thani is in a quandary. The Ottomans are in Qatar in force, both on land and at sea - where they hold his brother Sheikh Ahmed amongst 15 other tribal elders. Should he do battle against the better equipped Turkish troops and risk the lives of both his men and the captives, or should he concede - and risk the autonomy of Qatar? Read the Battle of Al Wajbah to find out what happened!

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