Umayyad

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the first dynasty of Arab caliphs whose capital was Damascus

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In 647 A.D., the forces of Islam conquered the entire North African littoral and Libya became part of the Ummayad Caliphate of Damascus and, later, the Abbasid Caliphate of Baghdad.
(1) Abdulrahman al-Dakhil (733-88 CE), an heir apparent to the Ummayad caliphate who fled Damascus when a popular revolt erupted in 750.