PREPARATIONS PUSHED ON. ARABS DESERTING. LONDON, January 16. The ' Daily News' Cairo correspondent elates that the projected Turkish advance upon Egypt cannot be deferred beyond the middle of February, as then the desert water supplies will be dried up.
The Turks have collected 13.000 camels in Syria, many of them for ait-illery. Three-fourths of the army consist of Turkish picked troop*. Discontent among the Arab contingent and desertions are numerous. The real power is vet-tad in Colonel Von Kiessenstein.
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EGYPTIAN EXPEDITION., Evening Star, Issue 15703, 18 January 1915