Al-Jamahiriyah Al-Arabiya Al-Libya Al-Shabiya Al-Ishtirakiya
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Tripoli fell under Turkish domination in the 16th century, and though in 1711 the Arab population secured some measure of independence, the country was in 1835 proclaimed a Turkish vilayet. In Sept. 1911 Italy occupied Tripoli and on 19 Oct. 1912, by the Treaty of Ouchy, Turkey recognized the sovereignty of Italy in Tripoli.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1985

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  • John Paxton

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