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Conquest of al-Hasa
Part of Unification of Saudi Arabia
DateApril 1913
Locational-Hasa, Arabia
Result

Sultanate of Nejd (Saudi) victory

  • Incorporation of al-Hasa into Saudi Sultanate
Belligerents
 Ottoman Empire

Flag of the Third Saudi State-01.svg Sultanate of Nejd

Commanders and leaders
Ottoman Empire Unknown Flag of the Third Saudi State-01.svg Abdulaziz Ibn Saud
Units involved
Ottoman Empire Ottoman garrison Flag of Ikhwan.svgIkhwan militia[1]


The Conquest of al-Hasa was achieved by the Saudi forces of ibn Saud with support from the Ikhwan[1] in April 1913.[2] The Oasis of al-Hasa was conquered from an Ottoman garrison, who had controlled the area since 1871.[3]

Although Saudi Shia religious community leaders negotiated a surrender and recognition of the Wahhabi political authority in exchange for leniency, the Shia communities in al-Hasa and Qatif were subjected to harsh oversight and cruelty.[1]

The Ottomans swiftly acknowledged the loss of al-Hasa, and recognized al-Hasa and Nejd as being under the rule of Ibn Saud.[2]

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