Algiers plays down US opposition to former FM’s choice as UN Special Envoy to Libya

Algeria Tuesday said it was proud UN Chief Antonio Guterres proposed to appoint the country’s veteran diplomat and former Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra who later backtracked after U.S objected to his appointment, TSA reports. Mohand Oussaïd Belaid, spokesperson of President Read more

Libya: Saif al-Islam harbors intention to run for 2018 elections

Saif al-Islam, son of Libya’s former strongman Muammar Gaddafi, is mulling participation in next year elections as requested by his supporters, his spokesman has said. “Saif al-Islam will run for the upcoming presidential elections, which may take place in mid-2018,” Read more