The area came under Turkish domination in the 16th century, was annexed by Italy in 1912, and became an independent kingdom in 1951. The monarchy was overthrown in 1969, and the country emerged with a radical revolutionary leadership. In 2003, the government announced it would cease its program to develop weapons of mass destruction. Libya has major oil deposits.
Words that rhyme with LibyaNamibia, tibia
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