Second occupation of Massawa by Egyptians

In the year 1846

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Having had lost his rule over Massawa because of the resurgence of the Wahhabi rebellion against the Ottomans, Mehmet Ali Pasha was given back his position to rule Massawa

Mehmet/Mohammad Ali Pasha, khedive or viceroy of Egypt, with his modern navy fleet Mehmet/Mohammad Ali Pasha, khedive or viceroy of Egypt, with his modern navy fleet

After Mehmet Ali Pasha won the Ottoman-Saudi War in 1813 where he squashed the Wahhabi uprising against the Ottoman Turks in the Arabian Peninsula, the Turks awarded him the eyalet of Habesh, along with the ports of Massawa and Sawakin. Since there was a second resurgence of the Wahhabi uprising again, he had to relinquish rule of the two ports. Afer the uprising came to an end, they ports were given back to him in 1846.

Mehmet Ali Pasha Mehmet Ali Pasha

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