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Ottoman return of Medina 1812
Part of the Ottoman-Saudi war
Ottoman-medina.jpg
Medina under Ottoman Rule , Medina Mosque .
Date 1812
Location Medina, western Arabia
Result Ottoman victory
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
Flag of the Ottoman Empire (1453-1844).svg Ahmet Aga
First-saudi-state3.JPG Saud AL-Kabeer
Strength
20,000
18 cannons
3 mortars [1]
10,000
Casualties and losses
300 dead. 600 dead.

The Battle of Medina took place in 1812. Following the events at AL-Safra,Tusun's forces begun to deal with rebel tribes around Medina while military supplies were moved to Yanbu from Egypt. Mohammed Ali Pasha sent Ahmet Aga with 10,000 men to help Tusun's forces to re-capture Medina, this army successfully took the city in November 1812, killing about 600 Saudi fighters.


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