Arab rebels led by Colonel TE Lawrence (also known as Lawrence of Arabia) seize the Ottoman port of Aqaba.
The Arab Revolt against the Ottomans begins in Hejaz (now part of Saudi Arabia).
British-Indian forces defeat the Ottomans at Shaikh Othman near Aden.
Ottoman forces secure victory over the British at Lahij near Aden.
British-Indian troops drive back an Ottoman force threatening the British base at Aden.