Omar Mukhta (1862-1931)
"Lion of the Desert"
Leader of the Libyan resistance movement against the colonial Italians in the 1920's and 1930's
Map of Libya and the surrounding countries
Is the capital city and the largest city of Libya. The city is located in the northwestern part of Libya on the edge of the desert, on a point of rocky land projecting into the Mediterranean and forming a bay.
Red Castle Fort in Tripoli
A Souk in Libya
After eight months of civil war, forty-two years of terror in Libya came to an end with the death of Gaddafi. On the 23rd of October 2011, the liberation of Libya was declared in Benghazi.
King Idris I of Libya (born El Sayyid Prince Muhammad Idris bin Muhammad al-Mahdi as-Senussi 12 March 1889 – 25 May 1983). He was the only king of Libya, reigning from 1951 to 1969. While in Turkey for medical treatment in 1969, Idris was dethroned in a coup led by Muammar Gaddafi.
Arch of Septimus Severus in Leptis Magna, Libya
It was once a city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Khums, Libya, about 65 miles east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.
Roman Emperor Septimus Severus
Born in Libya, he turned his hometown of Leptis Magna into one of the most beautiful Roman cities.
A oasis in the Libyan desert.
Mansur Kikhia (1931 - ?)
The former Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs (1972-1973), Ambassador to the United Nations, Human Rights activist and a leading opposition dissident. He was abducted in 1993, while attending a conference in Cairo. His remains were found in Libya after the Revolution, in 2012.
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi
(1942 – October 20, 2011)
Dictator who ruled Libya for 42 years through fear and terror.
Roman theater in Sabrata
Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore
University of Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Pan American Airlines
Hood College, Frederick, Maryland
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Tivoli, Copenhagen, Denmark
International Student House, Washington D.C.
Martyr's Square, Tripoli
Washington D.C., USA
Piazza di Spagna, Rome, Italy
Sir Stamford Raffles, Founder of Singapore.
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