Jabha al-Wataniyya, al-
JABHA AL-WATANIYYA, AL-
Tripolitanian nationalist movement.
The political movement, al-Jabha al-Wataniyya (United National Front), was established by Tripolitanian notables during the British military administration of Tripolitania after World War II to oppose the return of Tripolitania to Italian trustee-ship. Instead they advocated the resolution that eventually prevailed: the independence of all the provinces of Libya together under the leadership of the amir of the Sanusi order.
see also sanusi order.