Document Reference NumberD35
TitleNewspaper Cuttings Related to the Political Situation in Libya, 1969 - 1972.
DescriptionNewspaper cuttings provide an account of the political turmoil in Libya during the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s. The cuttings feature articles regarding the overthrow of King Idris, Colonel Gaddafi, Libya's relationship with the United States, Britain, France and Egypt, and the purchase of arms and weaponry.

The file contains newspaper cuttings from multiple publications including, but not limited to, the Daily Express, the Times, the Observer, the Telegraph, the Guardian, the Glasgow Herald, the Economist and the Financial Times.
Date2 September 1969 - 30 January 1972
Extent184 pages
AccessStatusAvailable for general access
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