Social media in Libya is abuzz following the news that a Tripoli court has suspended the implementation of the Libya-Turkiye hydrocarbon exploration deal that was signed last October between Ankara and the Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh-led Government of National Unity (GNU).
A Libyan Court, on Monday, suspended an energy exploration deal that the Tripoli government signed last year with Turkiye, a judiciary source said, thus pausing an agreement that angered other Mediterranean powers and inflamed Libya’s own internal crisis, Reuters reports.
A Libyan court on Monday sentenced 17 people to death after finding them guilty of joining the Islamic State group and carrying out atrocities in its name, the prosecution said.
The first criminal court circuit of Tripoli Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Abu Salim case was out of its judicial specialty, referring the case to military justice.
The Court of Appeal in Misrata has suspended all procedures of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC), including its adoption of the preliminary list of candidates, for the Libyan presidential elections.
Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, late leader Moammar Gadhafi’s second son and once heir, will run in Libya’s Dec. 24 presidential elections. The High National Election Commission (HNEC) objected to his application, but a court in the southern city of Sabha reinstated him on Dec. 2, rejecting HNEC’s appeal.
Libyan media has widely reported that the Tripoli Court of Appeal has returned Khalifa Hafter to Libya’s presidential election race after it rejected a 30 November ruling by the lower Zawiya Court. The Appeal Court said the lower court had no jurisdiction.
A Libyan appeals court on Wednesday rejected two petitions against interim prime minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s candidacy in this month’s presidential election, Libyan media reported.
Zawiya Court of First Instance on Tuesday ruled to exclude Khalifa Haftar from next month’s presidential election, according to local media.
Libyan warlord, Khalifa Haftar’s militia, on Monday, surrounded the Sabha Court of Appeal in southern Libya ahead of a session to hear an appeal by Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi against a decision to exclude him from the country’s presidential elections, according to local media, Anadolu News Agency reports.