History of Libya
The History of Libya includes the history of its rich mix of ethnic groups added to the indigenous Berber tribes. Berbers have been present throughout the entire history of the country. For most of it...
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IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
A city lost in time
Imagine a city lost in time following years of war. Christiane Amanpour has more on the story of Leptis Magna, an abandoned UNESCO World Heritage site in Libya.
More than 2000 migrants from Libya rescued by Italian coastguard
Coastguard threatened by gun-wielding men who took one of the boats migrants were travelling in
Vandals
They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the people of Europe. They...
Sabratha
Full visit of the ruins of the ancient roman city of Sabratha around 80 Km west of Tripoli (Libya) Sabratha古代ローマの市の台なしの完全な訪問トリポリの西のおよそ80キロメートル Ancient Sabrat...
Tripolitania - Documentary
At first sight, there are few traces of this ancient and legendary place in northwest Libya but it once had three great cities, Sabratha, Leptis Magna and Oe...
Leptis Magna - Documentary
Around 120 kilometres east of Libya's capital city of Tripoli is one of the most fascinating ruins of antiquity, the legendary city of Leptis Magna. This ext...
Leptis Magna - YouTube Video
Visit of Leptis Magna (Libya) Part 1/2 (Leptis Magna is one of the finest roman cities in the mediterranean) Arches of Septimus Severus, Hadrianic Bath, Basi...
Leptis Magna - YouTube Video 2
Visit of Leptis Magna (Libya) Part 2/2 (Leptis Magna is one of the finest roman cities in the mediterranean) Market, Theatre, Arches (Tibere & Trajan), Circu...
Roman Libya
The area of North Africa which has been known as Libya since 1911 was under Roman domination between 146 BC and 670 AD.The Latin name Libya at the time referred to the continent of Africa in general....
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Italian Libya
Italian Libya (Italian: Libia Italiana; Arabic: ليبيا الإيطالية‎ Lībyā al-Īṭālīya) was a unified colony of Italian North Africa (Africa Settentrionale Italiana, or ASI) establis...
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Kingdom of Libya
The Kingdom of Libya (Arabic: المملكة الليبية‎; Libyan Kingdom; Italian: Regno di Libia), originally called the United Kingdom of Libya, came into existence upon independence on...
History of Libya under Gaddafi
The history of Libya under Muammar Gaddafi spanned a period of over four decades from 1969 to 2011. Gaddafi became the de facto leader of the country on 1 September 1969 after leading a group of young...
History of Libya under Gaddafi - Wikipedia
2011 Libyan civil war
The Libyan Civil War, also referred to as the Libyan Revolution, was a 2011 armed conflict in the North African country of Libya, fought between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those seeki...
2011 Libyan civil war - Wikipedia
Italian North Africa
Italian North Africa (Africa Settentrionale Italiana, or ASI) was the aggregate of territories and colonies controlled by Italy in North Africa from 1911 until the Second World War: Italian Libya and ...
Italian North Africa - Wikipedia
Aghlabids
The Aghlabids (Arabic: الأغالبة‎) were an Arab dynasty of emirs, who ruled Ifriqiya, nominally on behalf of the Abbasid Caliph, for about a century, until overthrown by the new power of the ...
Aghlabids - Wikipedia
Diocese of Egypt
The Diocese of Egypt (Latin: Dioecesis Aegypti, Greek: Διοίκησις Αἰγύπτου) was a diocese of the later Roman Empire (from 395 the Eastern Roman Empire), incorporating the provinces of Egypt and...
Cyrenaica
Cyrenaica (/saɪrɨˈneɪ.ɨkə/ SY-rə-NAY-ə-kə; Ancient Greek: Κυρηναϊκή Kyrēnaïkḗ, after the city of Cyrene; Arabic: برقة‎ Barqah;) is the eastern coastal region of Libya.Also known as Pent...
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