A Sheik Arose

TRANSJORDANIA*

The Emir Abdullah, second son of King Hussein of the Hedjaz and elder brother of King Feisal of Iraq, faced a serious rebellion led by the Sheik of Es Salt.

Three thousand Arabs gathered under the unfurled banner of the Sheik and demanded parliamentary government, expulsion of foreigners, equality of taxation.

*Great Britain holds a mandate over Transjordania.

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