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Saif Gaddafi to return to Libya’s political scene by all-out military operation, report says

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi is aiming at making a return with a military operation that will start around Tripoli using the forces that controlled Sabratha city earlier and loyalists to his father as well as tribal forces who back him up in the country, reported The Guardian on Wednesday.

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HNEC launches election registration campaign

As UN special envoy Ghassan Salamé together with Khalifa Hafter, Faiez Serraj, Ageela Saleh and other top Libyan players discuss having fresh elections, possibly as early as September next year, the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) has started an advertising campaign encouraging Libyans to register to vote.

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Through the strains: a viable roadmap for Libya?

Six years after Qaddafi’s death, the Libyan crisis has not been solved. The country continues to be divided between a parliament (and executive) in Tobruk and a Presidential Council (headed by Fayez al-Serraj) in Tripoli that is backed by the United Nations.

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Libyan elections will be held in 2018 only if conditions are right: Salame

Libya Herald’s Co-founder and Managing Editor Sami Zaptia was invited by the organizers of the Rome 2017 Mediterranean Dialogues (29 November to 2 December) to interview in front of a live audience Special Representative of the Secretary General of the UN (SRSG) and UNSMIL head Ghassan Salame. The interview was …

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Chance for Libya elections as ‘international interference’ declines, UN envoy says

United Nations Libya envoy Ghassan Salame on Saturday urged the war-torn country to seize an opportunity to forge its own path forward towards elections next year as “international interference” declines in the country.

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Sudanese Justice and Equality militias given free pass by pro-Haftar officials in southern Libya

Forces loyal to the Presidential Council said they had found documents at the pro-Khalifa Haftar military governor of the southern region that demand facilitation for the movement of Sudanese Justice and Equality militias between Al-Jufra and Sabha.

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