The Media Advisor of the Presidency of the House of Representatives (HoR), Fathi Al-Marimi, confirmed that Parliament Speaker, Aqilah Saleh intends to present his candidacy application for the presidential elections in Libya within the next two day at the headquarters of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) in Benghazi.
Eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar will run in Libya’s presidential elections due next month, he announced in a televised speech on Tuesday.
Libya’s Prime Minister said Monday that he will announce his position on running for the presidential elections at the “appropriate moment.”
Elders from several cities called for a boycott of presidential elections and protesters shut voting stations in western Libya on Monday after former dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s son registered to run.
An arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, is still valid, an ICC spokesman said on Sunday.
Representatives from Zawia city, including dignitaries, civil society activists, and military leaders, said Sunday they would not accept to see Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Khalifa Haftar run for the president chair.
The Libyan Military Prosecutor has called for the halt of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi’s candidacy for presidential elections, asking the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) to stop Gaddafi and Khalifa Haftar’s electoral registration until they’re interrogated for accusations of crimes filed against them.
The head of the High Council of State said Saturday that next month’s elections might be postponed by three months.
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of Libya’s former leader Muammar Gaddafi, has registered as a presidential candidate for the country’s December election, an official from the electoral commission said.
Libya will hold its first-ever presidential debates shortly before the upcoming elections, a group of Libyan debate and civil society organizations announced in a joint statement yesterday. The sponsor of the debates is the Libyan Commission on Presidential Debates, which is composed of the Libya Debates Organization, Bawader Organization, the …