Libya: Court rules on appeals against Dbeibah’s presidential candidacy

The Tripoli Court of Appeal on Sunday declared admissible two appeals challenging the candidacy of the head of the Libyan interim government Abdelhamid Dbeibah in the presidential election. These appeals were filed by candidates for the December 24 election. Among Read more

Egypt: Presidential hopeful sued for announcing candidacy on al-Jazeera

Egypt’s former Premier and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq will face a case in court over announcement of his likely candidacy for 2018 presidential elections on Doha-based al Jazeera. A lawyer is suing the former army senior officer and premier for Read more

Egypt: Army Colonel in custody for proclaiming candidacy

Legal authorities have detained a senior army official Saturday after he announced on social media his intention to run for next year presidential elections, likely against army commander and President al-Sisi. Colonel Ahmed Konsowa according to his lawyer Asaad Heikal Read more