Moslems Threatening War On Christians -nyt19141031

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MOSLEMS THREATENING WAR ON CHRISTIANS



Demonstrations at Damascus
Invasion of Egypt Is Feared



October 31, 1914

By Marcony Transatlantic Wirless Telegraph to The New York Times. CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct.30,-- Sir Louis Mallet , the British Ambassador, has called the attention of the Grand Vizier to reports of an intended Bedouin raid into Egyptian territory. He warned the Vizier that such a raid would be regarded as a hostile act on the part of Turkey by the British Government.



LONDON, Saturday, Oct, 31.-- There have been great manifestation at Damascus, Asiatic Turkey in favor of a war against Christians, and especially against Great Britain, according to a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company from Athens. The massing of Bedouins along the Egyptian frontier, the dispatch adds, is being continued. Strong Turkish cavalry divisions are said to have arrived in the neighborhood of the gulf of Akabah on the Red sea about 200 miles south of the Suez Canal. This news contained in a Cairo dispatch received in Vienna, and forwarded to London by the correspondent at Amsterdam of the Central News Agency.



A hard copy of this article or hundreds of others from the time of the Armenian Genocide can be found in The Armenian Genocide: News Accounts From The American Press: 1915-1922




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