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In Ottoman empire (and Islamic empire on general) the non-islam citizens are called Dhimmi (residence in return for taxes). Their rights is fully protected in their communities, but as citizens in the Islamic statet: They had certain restrictions. they pay jizya tax. excluded from specific duties , zakat and political rights. they are equal in term laws ...


The quotation below comes from A Short Story of Arab Peoples by J.B. Glubb, 1969, page 275. The book say nothing about direct actions against both British or the Turks. When the Turkish Empire entered the First World War, Ibn Rasheed declared his support for the sultan, while Ibn Saud asked for help from the British government in India. Captain W.H.I ...

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