Libya’s High Council of State on Sunday announced that there were “systematic” attempts to commit voter fraud in the run-up to contentious presidential elections.
Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC) today extended the deadline for registered voters to collect their voting cards until Wednesday 1 December. The original deadline for collecting voting cards was tomorrow.
It has been announced that 98 individuals, including two women, submitted their applications to contest Libya’s 24 December presidential election. The list included a militia-linked suspect, Libya’s top comedian, former and current parliamentary speakers and prime ministers, a former senior official from the Gaddafi era, a couple of businessmen and, …
Russia’s Ambassador to the UN, Gennady Kuzmin, has called for postponing the election in Libya saying that those demanding the delay have the right to be heard.
A lawyer for Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of Libya’s late dictator, said armed men had prevented him lodging an appeal on Thursday against his client’s disqualification from next month’s presidential election, adding to fears of turmoil around the vote.
The United States called on the UN Security Council on Tuesday to “impose sanctions” on any “Libyan or non-Libyan person” who undermines the elections scheduled for 24 December, Anadolu has reported.
The Presidential Council (PC) Head, Mohamed El Manfi, met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Tuesday to discuss the latest political developments in Libya and strengthen ties between the two countries.
Son of former ruler among 25 of the 98 registered presidential candidates disqualified from running in the December 24 election.
At the Paris conference for Libya on 12 November, participating leaders gave a final push for a plan to hold elections in December, reinstating their backing for the long-awaited presidential and legislative polls, a key step in the UN-backed peace process to end 10 years of violent chaos since an …
The Libyan Supreme Judicial Council amended the fifth article of the regulations table for the tasks of appeals committees regarding elections.