First Italo-Senussi War

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The First Italo-Senussi War (1911–17) was a conflict between the Kingdom of Italy and the Senussi for control of Libya, primarily in Cyrenaica.[1] There were two main active phases:

After a period of relative peace, the Second Italo-Senussi War broke out in 1923 and lasted until 1932.


  1. ^ Evans-Pritchard, Edward (1954) [1949]. The Sanusi of Cyrenaica. Oxford: Clarendon.