British Empire Article

Emir Idris

Emir Idris was backed by the British to become Emir of Cyrenaica and then king of Libya thanks to his Senussi tribe helping rid Libya of the German and Italians in World War Two.

Picture courtesy of Colors of Libya

Foreign Office Administration of African Territories Article

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