The Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia has changed the secondary school history books on issues related to the Ottoman Empire

What are the changes Saudi Arabia made in the curriculum of the Ottoman Empire?

The changes describe how the empire collapsed and then the Arab states’ independence processes.

In the fifth grade of primary school, a section about the Ottoman Empire was completely removed from the books.

The changes in the secondary school curriculum are as follows:

The struggle of the Ottoman Empire especially against the first and second Saudi states

Supporting some regional leaders against King Abdul Aziz

Destruction of Direce and surrounding cities



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