The Treaty of Cairo was a document signed in 1718 that ended the Second Arab-Ethiopian War. In addition, it created a new order for the Middle East by separating the Ecumenical Rashidun Caliphate from the rest of the Muslim world. 

Terms of the Treaty

Territorial Terms

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    All of Egypt proper, and the Sinai peninsula, as well as eastern Libya up through Bengazi is annexed to the Ethiopian Empire
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    All the successor states of the Rashidun Caliphate, including the location of the Rashidun Caliphate within the city of Cairo: Maghreb (1), Ethiopia (2), Caliphate (3), Cyprus (4), Jaffarids (5), Oman (6), Iran (7), Azerbaijan (8), Shirvan (9), Circassia (10), Akhlat (11), and Ganja (12)

    The rest of Libya in the east is annexed to the Sultanate of Maghreb
  • The Al-Qalla district of Cairo, consisting of 0.6 sq miles, is retained as the sovereign territory of the Rashidun Caliphate, unaffiliated with Ethiopia. 
  • The Sultanate of Maghreb (Zayidi Dynasty), the Sultanate of Cyprus (Abbasid Dynasty), the Shahdom of Iran (Amurid Dynasty), and the Jaffarid Sultanate (Jaffarid Dyansty, alternatively the Sultanate of Arabia) all gain full independence of the Caliphate
  • The Sultanate of Oman (Nabhani Dynasty) remains a vassal of the Jaffarid Sultanate
  • The Caliphate retains control over the port of Gulangyu in China. 

Political Terms

  • The Caliph will renounce the following titles: Sultan of Egypt, Emir of Basra and Mosul, Holy Sultan of Sultans, Procurator of the Two Holy Mosques, and Emperor of Africa
  • The Jaffarid Sultan will be given the title of Emir of Basra and Mosul, and Procurator of the Two Holy Mosques
  • The Sultanate of Egypt is abolished, and henceforth the Emperor of Ethiopia will adopt the title King of Egypt and Emperor of Africa
  • The Sultanate of Cyprus will gain benefits to ensure its independence from the Belkan Empire
  • All nations involved will recognize Ethiopia's territory and right to rule Egypt
  • Ethiopia will recognize the territory of the Caliphate and its right to rule Al-Qalla
  • All nations involved will enter a 30 year NAP

Religious Terms

  • The Pope of Alexandria will henceforth have juristiction over the Churches in Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Libya, Pentapolis, and all of Africa
  • Muslims within the Ethiopian Empire will be tolerated under segregation
  • Christians that live within Maghreb and Arabia which are under the juristicion of the Pope of Alexandria will be tolerated under the jizya tax
  • The Rashidun Caliph in Cairo is acknowledged as the one and true successor of the Prophet Muhammad, and head of the religion of Islam

Economic Terms

  • All of the treasury personally owned by the Caliph and the Ulema are retained within the Cairo Citadel
  • All treasury acrued by the political state of the Caliphate are retained by the Jaffarid Sultanate
  • The Sultanate of Cyprus is obgligated to lend the Caliph ships necessary to maintain control over Gulangy, as well as trade with China


Successor states of the Caliphate

  • Sultanate of Maghreb (Zayidi Dynasty)
  • Jaffarid Sultanate (Jaffarid Dynasty, alternatively the Sultanate of Arabia)
  • Sultanate of Cyprus (Abbasid Dynasty)
  • Shahdom of Iran (Amurid Dynasty)
  • Ethiopian Empire (Solomonic Dynasty)
  • Rashidun Caliphate (Ecumenical)
  • Sultanate of Oman (Nabhani Dynasty)

Other nations invited

  • Belkan Empire
  • Jin Dynasty of China
  • Swahili Sultanate


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