Why did the Muslims fight in the Third Crusade?

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Why did the Muslims fight in the Third Crusade?

The Third Crusade:

The Third Crusade lasted from 1189 until 1192 AD. It was launched in response to the fall of Jerusalem to Muslim forces.

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Christian Crusaders were attempting to reconquer Jerusalem. The Muslim forces were attempting to maintain control of the territory that they had...

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The Islamic World's Response to the Latin Crusades

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