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Ibn Saud Tells England He Captured Mecca

October 19, 1924
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In a daring communication to His Majesty’s Government, Ibn Saud, leader of the Wahabis, informs Great Britain that Mecca was captured by his tribesmen.

Perfect order was maintained, no pillaging and no violence was committed, according to Ibn Saud’s communication.

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