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The Week in History: 28th September – 4th October

Key events that shaped our social, political and cultural history By Arfa Shahid  October 2, 1187: Siege of Jerusalem After ruling Jerusalem for 88 years, the Crusaders, led by Balian of Ibelin, surrendered the city to General Saladin Al Ayubi, following a siege that extended from September 20 to October 2. Prior to the siege,

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