Libya

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Libya is a north African country located on the Mediterranean Sea. Over 90%
of the land area is covered by the Sahara desert.

Once ruled by Italy, Libya became independent in 1951 as a monarchy. A 1969 coup led to a dictatorship under the rule of Mu'ammar Qadaffi. The regime has become 
infamous for its financing of global terrorism.

Sunni Islam is the state religion, but secularizing influences are strong. No form of Christian witness to Libyan citizens is allowed, and the worship groups and congregations of expatriates are strictly monitored. The entire population is unreached, and there has never
been a witness to the Berber or southern oasis peoples.