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The Story Behind Mizran Street in Tripoli

After blogging for over a year and a half, you can clearly understand the love I have for Tripoli. It is not just a city I was born and raised in but it is something I cannot come to explain clearly. I didn't know much about the history of this mesmerizing city but post the revolution, I grew up and I found myself eager to know more about what happened in the past. Unfortunately, history books didn't add much to our knowledge. Technically, my generation didn't know anything about the real history of our beloved Libya.
Tripoli combines between the beauty of past and the hardship of the present. The Italian influence is still obvious in many buildings downtown. Also, the Tripolitanian touch is everywhere. One of Tripoli's most famous streets is called Mizran Street. The street didn't get its current name from the beginning until Haj Ramadan Ramadan Ali Mizran built a mosque which was named after his family "The Mizran Mosque", soon after; it became one of Tr…

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