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Video: Libya’s Forgotten King

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The story of King Idris I who unified Libya and became its first - and last - king before being toppled by Gaddafi in 1969:

Libya Rehabilitates Royal Family

The Libyan government has reportedly decided to rehabilitate the family of the late King Idris, who was overthrown  in 1969 by Muamar Gaddafi. According to Middle East Online, a decree stipulates that the heirs of Idris al-Senussi will regain their Libyan nationality and recover property confiscated by Gaddafi. After just 14 years on the throne, Idris […]