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Dbeibeh has few options left after a Libyan court suspended his hydrocarbon deal with Ankara

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).

Gadhafi’s son shakes up Libyan 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.

Haftar militia surrounds Libyan court ahead of Gaddafi’s appeal

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.