The United Nations’ migration agency said 75 migrants drowned in the Mediterranean Sea north of Libya earlier this week as they attempted to reach Italy by boat.
Son of former ruler among 25 of the 98 registered presidential candidates disqualified from running …
Eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar will run in Libya’s presidential elections due next month,…
The Head of the Libyan High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, called for abstaining from participa…
The London-based Al-Quds Al-Arabi has said it had learned from sources in Benghazi that Khaled Khalifa Haftar, who heads the 106th brigade in his father’s militias, is forcing fighting members to hand over their voter registration cards in exchange for their salaries.
Libya’s interim premier Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has registered his candidacy for next month’s presidential election, joining a list that includes a son of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi and military strongman Khalifa Haftar.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh said they cannot amend elections laws now especially Article 12, adding that time allowed for amendment has ended.
The High Council of State Head Khaled Al-Mishri reiterated Friday that he would not run or participate in the parliamentary and presidential elections with its existing laws, revealing that he will submit a proposal to postpone the polls to February 15th.
Libya’s parliament speaker Aguila Saleh registered Saturday to run in next month’s presidential election, joining a military strongman and the son of Muammar Gaddafi in the contest.