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Keywords: Ali Batı, E.W.C. Noel, Nusaybin, Midyat


Ali Batı who was a famous bandit for many years, began to disturb Nusaybin and Midyat district after the First World War. At the same time, British intelligence officer Major E.W.C. Noel had come to the region and his activities and activities of Ali Batı were parallel. When affair of Ali Batı began, in order to prevent the intervention of the Entente into the region the Ottomans urgently tried to destroy him. After the collaboration of the army and regional tribes, Ali Batı's affair came to end. Thus, the disorder in the region and the intervention of the Entente were prevented.