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Wikipedia says that Murad Bey would accept the British occupations in Alexandria Damietta and Rosetta.

Murad had reportedly offered money to the French forces to leave Egypt and offered to ally himself with the British in exchange for allowing the British to occupy Alexandria, Damietta and Rosetta.1

British did have interest in having a colony in Egypt which is also one of the goals with the British Egypt Campaign in 1807. The wikipedia page also says that Murad Bey would accept the British occupations in Alexandria and Rosetta fe. It's hard for me to find a map that shows exactly how the British - French and Ottoman territories were organized in that region.

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    The British were allied with the Ottomans at the time, so they didn't act as an occupying force and, consequently, didn't have any territory. – Steve Bird Nov 5 '15 at 10:19
  • I know that they were allied but still they must have had some territories for them self. I know that Alexandria was one of them and the British even tried to reconquer the city in 1807. – Ole Petersen Nov 5 '15 at 10:24
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    I think you're using the word "territories" differently. Allies don't have "territories" inside their allies countries. They might have encampments. the US & UK are currently allies, but there are no UK territories inside US boundaries. – Mark C. Wallace Nov 5 '15 at 12:50
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    In this link it says that Murad Bey would accept the British occupations in Alexandria and Rosetta fe. British did have interest in having a colony in Egypt which is also one of the goals with the British Egypt Campaign in 1807. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murad_Bey – Ole Petersen May 19 '16 at 9:20
  • This is why it is important to include the quote, rather than "I have read" - this does not say that the British had territories, it says that Murad Bey offered territories. – Mark C. Wallace Oct 26 '16 at 8:43

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