Libyans were scheduled to head to the polls on Friday for a presidential election that had long been marred by mounting challenges and disputes over rules and regulations.
A delegation of seven Libyan parliamentarians, headed by deputy speaker Fawzi Al-Nuwairi, visited Ankara last week and met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in what is seen as a breakthrough in relations between Turkey and Libya’s parliament. The visit is the first of its kind after years of animosity. Apart …
The head of the Presidential Council (PC), Mohammed Menfi, has affirmed the impartiality of the PC, saying that it stands at the same distance from all political parties, and works for the success of the political process, in order to reach the elections.
Presidential candidates, Fathi Bashagha who was an Interior Minister of the previous government in Libya, and Ahmed Maiteeq who was a member of the previous Presidential Council – both from Misurata – traveled to Benghazi in eastern Libya and held a meeting with Khalifa Haftar, a current presidential candidate and …
A group of candidates in war-torn Libya’s presidential election said Monday that they expect the polls to be delayed, despite the lack of an official announcement to that effect.
On December 24, Libyans are scheduled to head to the polls for the first round of a presidential election that has been years in the making. The vote comes after decades of dictatorship, civil war, and, more recently, a period of exasperating uncertainty. But for the results to be widely …
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.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has circulated a Red Notice for the arrest of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of late Muammar Gaddafi, and called for international cooperation in this regard.
17 members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) called in a statement on the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, to correct the course of political process under the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).
If Libyans really go to the polls as planned, on 24 December, it will be a moment of history-making and a new reality in the conflict ravaged country.