The Rise of Ibn Saud

Following the Arab revolt, Sherif Hussein proclaimed himself King of all the Arab countries, but the British government was prepared to recognise only his control of the Hijaz. Learn More and find references at – Confrontation over the future of Arabia ensued between Hussein and another British protégé. Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud, a rising […]

T.E Lawrence (The Lawrence of Arabia) and the Arab Revolt

This British strategy of colonial divide and rule reached its peak in the Middle East during and after the First World War. During the War Britain appealed to the Arabs in the Middle East to join it in overthrowing Ottoman rule of their territories. But where does T.E Lawrence, better known as, “The Lawrence of […]