Libya: Gaddafi’s imprisoned close aids to be released over health concerns

Several senior former Libyan officials under Muammar Gaddafi currently in prison for a range of crimes are about to be released over health concerns, the New Arab reports. Seddik al-Sour; director of the attorney general’s investigations office aligned with UN-backed Read more

Libya: France, Egypt push for elections to be held this year

France and Egypt have thrown support behind UN-proposed elections scheduled for this year as they note that the stability of the oil and but conflict-torn country is a necessity of the region. President AbdelFattah al-Sisi received Sunday French top diplomat 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