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      Benito Mussolini The Treaty of Lussaune was the opening play in the Italian annexation of Libya into their empire. It was signed in 1912 and despite the inchoate rage from the Arab population, the Italian liberation of Lybia from the Ottoman empire was complete. It was not until 1914 that the rest […]

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The Muslim Empire Goes To Sea

by Daniel Russ on August 25, 2010

The prophet Muhammad died in 632 AD and there began a scramble and intensely fought struggle for who would lead the nations of Islam. Ali, Muhammad’s son in law claimed the caliphate. Thus began the Shiite sect that felt only a direct relative or descendant of Muhammad could rightfully become the leader of Islam. The […]

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