Delegations from Libya’s House of Representatives (HoR) and High State Council (HSC) reached agreement on several issues during their meetings in Cairo from 10-13 September.
Libya’s High National Election Commission (HNEC) is discussing the introduction of electronic voter cards in time for the next General Elections, HNEC reports.
UNSMIL expressed its dismay by the halting of last Tuesday’s Traghen council elections by Libyan National Army (LNA)-aligned militias. The LNA is commanded by Khalifa Hafter.
UNSMIL said Tuesday it was dismayed that an armed group affiliated with what it called the “Libyan Arab Armed Forces”, (Khalifa Haftar’s forces) halted the elections scheduled for that municipality of Traghan on Tuesday.
Polling stations in Ghat and its environs closed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, after voters cast their ballots in the voting centers set up for the local government elections, said the Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE), noting that despite the coronavirus pandemic the voter turnout reached 54%.
Libya’s High Council of State, an advisory body based in Tripoli, has reelected Khalid Mishri as its chairman for a third consecutive term.
The Head of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj, reaffirmed on Tuesday, his eagerness to provide the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) with full support, with a view to creating suitable conditions for holding fair and transparent elections.
Two Russians with links to an infamous Russian troll farm have been arrested in Libya, their employer, who has been put on the U.S. sanctions list, said on Friday.
The head of Libya’s UN-supported government on Sunday proposed holding nationwide elections to end the war in the North African country, as the forces of the rival military commander Khalifa Haftar continue their two-month-long battle to take the capital, Tripoli.
Al-Sarraj tells European Monitoring Commission: Haftar was delusional about entering Tripoli in days
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said Monday that Libya was on the verge of witnessing a political settlement after his meeting with Khalifa Haftar in Abu Dhabi.