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AL-Safra (The Yellow)
Part of the Ottoman-Saudi war
Date 1812
Location near Medina, western Arabia
Result Saudi victory, Ottomans moved back to Yanbu.
Belligerents
Flag of the Ottoman Empire (1453-1844).svg Ottoman Empire (Egyptians) First-saudi-state3.JPG First Saudi State
Commanders
Flag of the Ottoman Empire (1453-1844).svg Tusun Pasha First-saudi-state3.JPG Saud AL-Kabeer
Strength
8,000 10,000
Casualties and losses
2,000 dead, 50 POW. 800 dead.

Al-Safra Battle, Tusun Pasha's forces with its artillery and equipment moved forward trying to recapture Medina and met with Saud AL-Kabeer forces in a Valley of Al-Safra (the yellow Valley). Saud's army started attacking the Egyptians with 200 cavalry and about 10,000 men and successfully defended Medina. After 3 days of fighting the Egyptians withdrew back to their bunker in Yanbu.

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