Posts Tagged ‘Elections’

Saif Gaddafi for Libya President: Press Conference in Tunisia

  • 18 March 2018 - 21:37
Saif Gaddafi for Libya President: Press Conference in Tunisia

Local Tunisian media and social media activists circulated over the last two days an invitation for the press to attend a press conference in Tunis to shed light on Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi's presidential bid.   "Mr. Ayman Abu Ras - the spokesman for the Libyan Popular Front -...

Putin seals fourth presidential term after winning over 73% of votes

  • 18 March 2018 - 21:09
Putin seals fourth presidential term after winning over 73% of votes

Vladimir Putin will lead Russia for another six years, after securing an expected victory in the presidential election, BBC reported.   A Russian state exit poll gave him 73.9% of the vote, easily defeating his closest competitor, BBC added.   The main opposition...

Former Libyan ambassador to UAE Aref Al-Nayed runs for Libya President

  • 12 March 2018 - 17:03
Former Libyan ambassador to UAE Aref Al-Nayed runs for Libya President

The former Libyan ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Aref Al-Nayed has officially announced that he is running for the 2018 presidential elections in Libya. Al-Nayed told Egyptian newspaper Youm 7 that he has been working on a significant platform in cooperation with a young teamwork...

Italy’s 5-star and League strife for taking power in elections

  • 5 March 2018 - 21:57
Italy’s 5-star and League strife for taking power in elections

  Two anti-establishment leaders made early plays to govern Italy on Monday, sending ripples across the euro zone after voters relegated mainstream parties to the sidelines in delivering a hung parliament, Reuters reported. With the bloc’s third-largest economy seemingly facing...

Libya’s electoral commission extends overseas voters’ registration

  • 27 February 2018 - 13:37
Libya’s electoral commission extends overseas voters’ registration

Libya's Higher Commission of Elections announced on Monday to extend the registration of voters abroad for the upcoming elections to March 12. "In light of the poor voter registration abroad, and to provide opportunity for Libyan citizens living abroad for more participation, the registration of...

Voters’ registration for Libya’s elections extended till mid-February

  • 1 February 2018 - 17:21
Voters’ registration for Libya’s elections extended till mid-February

  Libya's High National Elections Commission announced on Thursday that the voter registration for the upcoming elections has been extended until mid-February.   "The number of voters registered so far reflected awareness of Libyans of the importance of embracing the...

Over 2 million voters registered in Libya for 2018 elections

  • 13 January 2018 - 14:05
Over 2 million voters registered in Libya for 2018 elections

The Libyan High National Elections Commission (HNEC) announced Friday that over two million voters had registered to cast ballots in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, which are scheduled to take place by the end of September 2018. The HNEC said in a statement the...

UN will help Libya hold elections by end of 2018, official says

  • 10 January 2018 - 17:21
UN will help Libya hold elections by end of 2018, official says

Jeffrey Feltman, U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, said the U.N. saw elections this year as a route to a “peaceful and inclusive end to the transition phase”. “The goal is a Libyan goal: to end the transition phase with an inclusive peaceful process that produces a...

UN delegate to Libya: I won’t meet with Saif Gaddafi as he is wanted by ICC

  • 28 December 2017 - 20:55
UN delegate to Libya: I won’t meet with Saif Gaddafi as he is wanted by ICC

The Head of the UNSMIL and the UN delegate to Libya, Ghassan Salame, said he won't meet or have a discussion with the son of Moamar Gaddafi, Saif Al-Islam, as he is wanted foe war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC). Speaking to Saudi Al-Hayat newspaper Thursday, Salame said for the...

Libya eastern so-called army backs up elections in 2018

  • 28 December 2017 - 12:13
Libya eastern so-called army backs up elections in 2018

Libya's eastern-based self-styled army spokesman on Wednesday announced that the army led by Khalifa Haftar welcomes the upcoming elections in the country. "We, as army command, welcome the elections, of which (voters) registration started a while ago," said the army spokesman, Ahmad Al-Mismari,...